noun, plural se·rums, se·ra [seer-uh]. /ˈsɪər ə/.
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OTHER WORDS FROM serumse·rum·al, adjective
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Enter “clean beauty”— images of effortlessly glowing people, makeup products that double as magical skin serums, and lists of supposedly ethical qualities ranging from cruelty-free to fragrance-free to formaldehyde-free.Are ‘clean’ cosmetics better for us than other beauty products?|Sara Kiley Watson|March 17, 2021|Popular Science
Our top-selling products are serums, toners, essences, which makes a lot of sense because people are in their homes and have more time to dedicate to their skincare routines.Singapore-based Raena gets $9M Series A for its pivot to skincare and beauty-focused social commerce|Catherine Shu|February 26, 2021|TechCrunch
Medical authorities regularly reviewed experimental results and confirmed that although some serums did prevent the development of pneumonia in certain cases, none of the vaccines were useful in either preventing or treating influenza.History reminds us that vaccines alone don’t end pandemics|E. Thomas Ewing|November 30, 2020|Washington Post
As mothers of young children who had tried and tested virtually every cream, serum, and treatment in the business, we knew that together we just might be able to create something amazing.The skin care brand striving to make medical-grade topicals both more luxe and accessible|Rachel King|November 29, 2020|Fortune
I seriously don’t know what I was doing before I starting using this serum.Here’s The Beauty Routine Behind Laura Harrier’s Flawless Skin|Allison McGevna|October 5, 2020|Essence.com
If he contracts the disease, there will be no ‘secret serum’ waiting for him.
A Washington Post blog asks: “Why do two white Americans get the Ebola serum while hundreds of Africans die?”
The New Republic demands: “Why did two U.S. missionaries get an Ebola serum while Africans are left to die?”
Never mind that there seem to have been no more than eight doses of the serum in existence.
The serum failed to neutralize the virus in subsequent tests and seemed to offer little protection in animal experiments.Infected Ebola Doctor Kent Brantly Is an Endangered Hero|Michael Daly|August 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is thinner than that of chronic bronchitis, and upon standing separates into three layers of pus, mucus, and frothy serum.
It is especially useful with cultures upon serum media, but is applicable also to the sputum.
The clear, straw-colored fluid which is left after separation of the coagulum is called blood-serum.
One drop of the serum is then added to nine drops of normal salt solution, making a dilution of 1:10.
In serum therapy antitoxins are artificially excited into being in the blood of beasts.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley