Definition of radioimmunoprecipitation in English:

radioimmunoprecipitation

noun

Biology Medicine
  • Immunoprecipitation using radiolabelled antigen or antibody, typically followed by autoradiography to identify radioactivity in the precipitin lines.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Journal of Clinical Investigation. From radio- + immunoprecipitation.

Pronunciation

radioimmunoprecipitation

/ˌreɪdɪəʊˌɪmjʊnəʊprɪˌsɪpɪˈteɪʃn/