biologic assay

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A method for assessing the effect of a compound, technique, or procedure on an organism.
Synonym(s): biologic assay

biologic assay.

See bioassay.


Determination of the potency or concentration of a compound by its effect on animals, isolated tissues, or microorganisms, as contrasted with analysis of its chemical or physical properties.
Synonym(s): biologic assay, biotest.
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