serotherapy

[ seer-oh-ther-uh-pee ]
/ ˌsɪər oʊˈθɛr ə pi /

noun Medicine/Medical.

therapy by means of injections of a serum obtained especially from an immune animal.

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Origin of serotherapy

First recorded in 1890–95; sero- + therapy

OTHER WORDS FROM serotherapy

se·ro·ther·a·pist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for serotherapy

serotherapy
/ (ˌsɪərəʊˈθɛrəpɪ) /

noun

the treatment of disease by the injection of serum containing antibodies to the disease
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Medical definitions for serotherapy

serotherapy
[ sîr′ō-thĕrə-pē ]

n.

Treatment of disease by administration of a serum obtained from an immunized animal.serum therapy
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