counterimmunoelectrophoresis

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counterimmunoelectrophoresis coun·ter·im·mu·no·e·lec·tro·pho·re·sis (koun'tər-ĭm'yə-nō-ĭ-lěk'trə-fə-rē'sĭs, -ĭ-myōō'-)
n.
A modification of immunoelectrophoresis in which antigen and antibody move in opposite directions and form precipitates in the area between the cells where they meet in concentrations of optimal proportions.

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