Simple Definition of serum
medical : the part of blood that is like water and that contains substances (called antibodies) that fight disease
medical : serum from an animal's blood that can be added to a person's blood to prevent or cure disease
biology : the watery part of a fluid found in a plant
Examples of serum
The patient was administered serum.
Origin of serum
Latin, whey, wheylike fluid; akin to Greek oros whey
First Known Use: 1665
Rhymes with serum
Definition of serum
: occurring or found in the blood serum <serum cholesterol> <serum antibodies>
First Known Use of serum
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