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titer

[ tahy-ter, tee- ]
/ ˈtaɪ tər, ˈti- /
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noun Chemistry, Medicine/Medical.

the strength of a solution as determined by titration with a standard substance.
the concentration of a substance in a given sample as determined by titration.

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Also especially British, ti·tre .

Origin of titer

1830–40; <French titre title, qualification, fineness of alloyed gold or silver <Latin titulustitle
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British Dictionary definitions for titer

titer
/ (ˈtaɪtə, ˈtiː-) /

noun

the usual US spelling of titre
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Medical definitions for titer

titer

n.

The concentration of a substance in solution or the strength of such a substance determined by titration.
The minimum volume needed to cause a particular result in titration.
The dilution of a serum containing a specific antibody at which the solution retains the minimum level of activity needed to neutralize or precipitate an antigen.
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Scientific definitions for titer

titer
[ tītər ]

The concentration of a substance in solution or the strength of such a substance as determined by titration.
The minimum volume of a solution needed to cause a particular result in titration.
The concentration of antibodies present in the highest dilution of a serum sample at which visible clumps with an appropriate antigen are formed.
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