Definition of immunoperoxidase in English:

immunoperoxidase

noun

Biology Medicine
  • A technique for identifying antigens in cells and tissues, using antibody labelled with the enzyme peroxidase (or with a complex containing this), followed by treatment with a substrate with which the peroxidase reacts (frequently attributive).

Origin

1970s. After French immunoperoxydase.

Pronunciation

immunoperoxidase

/ˌɪmjʊnə(ʊ)pəˈrɒksɪdeɪs//ˌɪmjʊnə(ʊ)pəˈrɒksɪdeɪz//ɪˌmjuːnə(ʊ)pəˈrɒksɪdeɪz/