serotherapy

[ seer-oh-ther-uh-pee ]
/ ˌsɪər oʊˈθɛr ə pi /
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noun Medicine/Medical.

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

Nearby words

  1. serosanguineous,
  2. seroserous,
  3. serositis,
  4. serosity,
  5. serosynovitis,
  6. serotinal,
  7. serotine,
  8. serotinous,
  9. serotonergic,
  10. serotonin

Origin of serotherapy

First recorded in 1890–95; sero- + therapy

Related formsse·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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Medicine 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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