Origin of blood serum
First recorded in 1905–10
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In addition to these distinctions there is, according to Garrod, the crucial test of an excess of urates in the blood-serum.
Gruber and Durham first used the term agglutination in this connection and called the substance in the blood-serum agglutinin.The Fundamentals of Bacteriology
Charles Bradfield Morrey
Paraglobulin, par-a-glob′ū-lin, n. a globulin found in blood-serum, fibrino-plastin.
The bactericidal power of blood-serum from both alcohol-drinking and non-drinking persons was determined by some experiments.Alcohol: A Dangerous and Unnecessary Medicine, How and Why
Martha M. Allen
It is alkaline in reaction, but is much less alkaline than blood-serum.
- blood plasma from which the clotting factors have been removed
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- Blood plasma from which the protein fibrinogen, which causes clotting of the blood, has been removed.
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