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blood serum



serum(def 1).


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Origin of blood serum

First recorded in 1905–10 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for blood serum

blood serum


blood plasma from which the clotting factors have been removed
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Science 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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