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Etymology: L, serum, whey; Gk, logos, science
pertaining to the branch of medicine concerned with the study of blood sera.


, serological (sēr'ŏ-loj'ik, -ăl)
Relating to serology.


(sē-rol′ŏ-jē) [″ + Gr. logos, word, reason]
The scientific study of fluid components of the blood, esp. antigens and antibodies.
serologicserological (sēr-ŏ-loj′ĭk) (sēr-ŏ-loj′ĭ-kăl), adjective


pertaining to or emanating from serology.

serological test
one involving examination of blood serum usually for antibody.
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For serological investigations, red cells are easily obtained.
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Serological cross reactivity between polyomavirus capsids.
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Serological examination revealed traces of human blood, but no typing was possible.
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The Capp Tempo will work with any Serological Pipette brand including CAPP Harmony Serological Pipettes, BD Falcon Serological Pipettes, Corning, and Fisher.
Virus isolations from man and serological studies up to July 1961.
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