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(sēr′ŭm)
(sēr′ă)
pl. sera [L. serum, whey]

1. A pale, watery fluid, esp. the fluid that moistens the surfaces of serous membranes.
2. The watery portion of the blood after coagulation. It is the fluid found when clotted blood is left standing long enough for the clot to shrink.
3. Serum obtained from blood that contains antibodies against a specific microorganism. It is used to provide immediate passive immunity.
SYN: SEE: immune globulin

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Serum." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/764473/all/pregnancy_serum.
Serum. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/764473/all/pregnancy_serum. Accessed June 16, 2019.
Serum. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/764473/all/pregnancy_serum
Serum [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 16]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/764473/all/pregnancy_serum.
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