serotype

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sero- +‎ -type

Noun[edit]

serotype (plural serotypes)

  1. (immunology) A group of microorganisms characterised by a specific set of antigens.
Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

serotype (third-person singular simple present serotypes, present participle serotyping, simple past and past participle serotyped)

  1. To assign or classify according to serotypes