Serum

Word SERUM
Character 5
Hyphenation se rum
Pronunciations /ˈsiɹəm/

Definitions and meanings of "Serum"

What do we mean by serum?

The clear yellowish fluid obtained upon separating whole blood into its solid and liquid components after it has been allowed to clot. noun

Blood serum from the tissues of immunized animals, containing antibodies and used to transfer immunity to another individual. noun

Watery fluid from animal tissue, such as that found in edema. noun

Whey. noun

The thin part of milk separated from the curd and oil; whey. Also called serum lactis. noun

The clear pale-yellow liquid which separates from the clot in coagulation of the blood; blood-serum. noun

Any serous liquid, as chyle or lymph. noun

The blood-serum of an animal which has been rendered immune against some disease by injections of increasing quantities of the micro-organism of such disease; antitoxin. See serum diagnosis and immunity, 5. noun

An antidiphtheritic serum. noun

The watery portion of certain animal fluids, as blood, milk, etc. noun

A thin watery fluid, containing more or less albumin, secreted by the serous membranes of the body, such as the pericardium and peritoneum. noun

The pale yellowish fluid which exudes from the clot formed in the coagulation of the blood; the liquid portion of the blood, after removal of the blood corpuscles and the fibrin. noun

The thin watery fluid which separates from the muscles after coagulation of the muscle plasma; the watery portion of the plasma. See Muscle plasma, under Plasma. noun

An albuminous body, closely related to egg albumin, present in nearly all serous fluids; esp., the albumin of blood serum. noun

Paraglobulin. noun

The whey, or fluid portion of milk, remaining after removal of the casein and fat. noun

The clear yellowish fluid obtained upon separating whole blood into its solid and liquid components after it has been allowed to clot. Also called blood serum. noun

Blood serum from the tissues of immunized animals, containing antibodies and used to transfer immunity to another individual, called antiserum. noun

A watery fluid from animal tissue, especially one that moistens the surface of serous membranes or that is exuded by such membranes when they become inflamed, such as in edema or a blister. noun

The watery portion of certain animal fluids, as blood, milk, etc; whey. noun

The clear yellowish liquid obtained upon separating whole blood into its solid and liquid components after it has been allowed to clot.

Blood serum from the tissues of immunized animals, containing antibodies and used to transfer immunity to another individual, called antiserum.

A watery liquid from animal tissue, especially one that moistens the surface of serous membranes or that is exuded by such membranes when they become inflamed, such as in edema or a blister.

The watery portion of certain animal fluids like blood, milk, etc; whey.

(skincare) An intensive moisturising product to be applied after cleansing but before a general moisturiser.

Synonyms and Antonyms for Serum

The word "serum" in example sentences

They made what they called a serum, which they put into a man's body and which killed the pantoblast germs without killing the man. ❋ Jack London (1896)

Fetal bovine serum is highly diluted and eventually removed from cells during the growth of vaccine viruses. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Doctors helicoptered antivenin serum in from the National Zoo. ❋ Steve Hendrix (2010)

Fetal bovine serum is obtained from fetal blood, and blood is not a source of infection with prions. ❋ Unknown (2010)

They are mixed and the serum is digested with papain. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Fetal bovine serum is a naturally filtered source of growth factors. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Fetal bovine serum is used in the manufacture of vaccines. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Therefore the difference in serum levels of the two fats after an oral dose will reflect pancreatic-based fat malabsorption. ❋ Unknown (2010)

The fact that the serum is kept cold and the regenerative power exhibited by Blonsky are clear indicators that Captain America with the full perfected serum dosage would be alive and well frozen. ❋ Unknown (2008)

The same goes for … the modest elevations in serum cholesterol that, these days, spell a statin drug for life for many healthy people. ❋ Unknown (2008)

The same goes for the extra 20 pounds that make you overweight but not obese, and the modest elevations in serum cholesterol that, these days, spell a statin drug for life for many healthy people. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Mor and colleagues validated the previous research and used a new platform called multiplex technology to simplify the test into one single reaction using very small amounts of serum from the blood. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Mr Barton, who heads the 20-strong team which perfected the serum, is quietly proud of his very British success. ❋ Unknown (2007)

The real "Wow" factor in this serum is that my skin looks brighter. ❋ Anne-Marie (2007)

The allegation that the Government administered LSD as some sort of a truth serum is absurd as a matter of fact because LSD does not act in that manner. ❋ Unknown (2006)

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