A planned process with the objective to produce information about the material entity that is the evaluant, by physically examining it or its proxies.

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Term information

ISA alternative term

study assay

alternative term


scientific observation

definition source

OBI branch derived

editor note

12/3/12: BP: the reference to the 'physical examination' is included to point out that a prediction is not an assay, as that does not require physical examiniation.

example of usage

Assay the wavelength of light emitted by excited Neon atoms. Count of geese flying over a house.

has curation status


term editor

PlanAndPlannedProcess Branch

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