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wassermann reaction

Was·ser·mann re·ac·tion
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wah-ser-muh n ree-ak-shuh n]
    • /ˈwɑ sər mən riˈæk ʃən/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wah-ser-muh n ree-ak-shuh n]
    • /ˈwɑ sər mən riˈæk ʃən/

Definition of wassermann reaction words

  • noun wassermann reaction a diagnostic test for syphilis using the fixation of a complement by the serum of a syphilitic individual. 1

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Origin of wassermann reaction

First appearance:

before 1910
One of the 15% newest English words
First recorded in 1910-15; named after A. von Wassermann

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Parts of speech for Wassermann reaction

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
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wassermann reaction popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 31% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 66% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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