serum albumin

noun

Definition of serum albumin 

: a crystallizable albumin or mixture of albumins that normally constitutes more than half of the protein in blood serum and serves to maintain the osmotic pressure of the blood

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1879, in the meaning defined above

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serum albumin

noun

Medical Definition of serum albumin 

: a crystallizable albumin or mixture of albumins that normally constitutes more than half of the protein in blood serum, that serves to maintain the osmotic pressure of the blood, and that is used in transfusions especially for the treatment of shock

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