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Posted by NciholasD ( on March 02, 2000 at 12:10:37:

In Reply to: sorry, but what is or what are titers ? nt posted by Peter on March 01, 2000 at 17:59:28:

ti·ter also ti·tre (tº“t…r) n. 1. Concentration of a substance in solution or the strength of such a substance determined by titration. 2. The minimum volume needed to cause a particular result in titration. [French titre, from Old French title, title. See TITLE.]

and titration

ti·tra·tion (tº-tr³“sh…n) n. The process, operation, or method of determining the concentration of a substance in solution by adding to it a standard reagent of known concentration in carefully measured amounts until a reaction of definite and known proportion is completed, as shown by a color change or by electrical measurement, and then calculating the unknown concentration.

I like Ricarrdos definition better tough, except our ER nurses have big butts.

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