Share this entry
immunodiffusion Syllabification: im·mu·no·dif·fu·sion
Pronunciation: /ˌimyənōdiˈfyo͞oZHən/ /iˌmyo͞o-/

Definition of immunodiffusion in English:


A technique for detecting or measuring antibodies and antigens by their precipitation when diffused together through a gel or other medium.
Example sentences
  • Immunologic or antigenic fibrinogen can be quantitated by radial immunodiffusion or enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay.
  • Twenty-four hours after treatment, leaves were ground with a mortar and the expressed leaf extract was analyzed for proteinase inhibitor concentrations by radial immunodiffusion as described previously.
  • The author performed immunoprecipitation with immunodiffusion, using Petri dishes that contained 15 ml of 1.2% agarose in a barbital buffer.
Definition of immunodiffusion in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources