HyperDic: serum

English > 1 sense of the word serum:
NOUNbodyserum, blood seruman amber, watery fluid, rich in proteins, that separates out when blood coagulates
serum > pronunciation
Soundssih'rahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > serum: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningAn amber, watery fluid, rich in proteins, that separates out when blood coagulates.
Synonymblood serum
Narrowerantiserumblood serum containing antibodies against specific antigens
whey, milk wheyThe serum or watery part of milk that is separated from the curd in making cheese
Broaderliquid body substance, bodily fluid, body fluid, humor, humourThe liquid parts of the body
Substance ofbloodThe fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped through the body by the heart and contains plasma, blood cells, and platelets
SubstancesopsoninAn antibody in blood serum that attaches to invading microorganisms and other antigens to make them more susceptible to the action of phagocytes
serum albuminalbumin occurring in blood serum
serum globulinglobulins occurring in blood serum and containing most of the antibodies of the blood
Spanishplasma, suero
Catalanplasma, sèrum
Adjectivesserousof or producing or containing serum

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