Bioassay meaning

bīō-ăsā, -ă-sā
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Determination of the strength or biological activity of a substance, such as a drug, by comparing its effects with those of a standard preparation on a test organism.
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A test used to determine such strength or activity.
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To cause to undergo a bioassay.
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A technique for determining the power of a drug or other substance by measuring its effects on a test specimen against those of a standard substance.
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Determination of the strength or biological activity of a substance, such as a drug, by comparing its effects with those of a standard preparation on a test organism.
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A test used to determine such strength or activity.
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To cause to undergo a bioassay.
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Determination of the relative purity of a substance, such as a drug or hormone, by comparing its effects with those of a standard preparation on a culture of living cells or a test organism.
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A test used to determine such purity.
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The analysis of the biological activity of a substance, with reference to a standard preparation, using a culture of living cells, or a living creature.
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Origin of bioassay

  • bio- +‎ assay

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