antiserum

noun
an·​ti·​se·​rum | \ˈan-tē-ˌsir-əm, ˈan-ˌtī-, -ˌser- \

Definition of antiserum 

: a serum containing antibodies

First Known Use of antiserum

1895, in the meaning defined above

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antiserum

noun
an·​ti·​se·​rum | \ˈant-i-ˌsir-əm, ˈan-ˌtī-, -ˌser-\

Medical Definition of antiserum 

: a serum containing antibodies

called also immune serum

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