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noun

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Origin of blood serum

First recorded in 1905–10
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British Dictionary definitions for blood serum

blood serum

noun

blood plasma from which the clotting factors have been removed
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Scientific definitions for blood serum

blood serum

Blood plasma from which the protein fibrinogen, which causes clotting of the blood, has been removed.
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