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im•mu•no•fluo•res•cence



Pronunciation: (im"yu-nō-floo-res'uns, -flô-, -flō-, i-myOO"-), [key]
n.
any of various techniques for detecting an antigen or antibody in a sample by coupling its specifically interactive antibody or antigen to a fluorescent compound, mixing with the sample, and observing the reaction under an ultraviolet-light microscope.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

immunoelectrophoresisimmunofluorescence assay
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