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serum

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noun se·rum \ˈsir-əm\

Medical Definition of serum

plural sera \-ə\play or serums

  1. :  the watery portion of an animal fluid remaining after coagulation:a (1):  the clear yellowish fluid that remains from blood plasma after fibrinogen, prothrombin, and other clotting factors have been removed by clot formation—called also (2):  antiserumb:  a normal or pathological serous fluid (as in a blister)




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serum

adjective se·rum

Medical Definition of serum

  1. :  occurring or found in the serum of the blood <serum cholesterol> <serum glutamic-oxaloacetic transminase>





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