Origin of serotherapy

First recorded in 1890–95; sero- + therapy
Related formsse·ro·ther·a·pist, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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British Dictionary definitions for serotherapy


  1. the treatment of disease by the injection of serum containing antibodies to the disease
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serotherapy in Medicine


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