serology[si räl′ə jē]
the science dealing with the properties and actions of serums
Origin of serologysero- + -logy
- The science that deals with the properties and reactions of serums, especially blood serum.
- The characteristics of a disease or organism shown by study of blood serums: the serology of acquired immune deficiency syndrome; the serology of mammals.
- se′ro·log′ic , se′ro·log′i·cal