blood serum
noun Date: 1863 the clear yellowish fluid that remains from blood plasma after clotting factors (as fibrinogen and prothrombin) have been removed by clot formation

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  • Blood serum — Serum Se rum (s[=e] r[u^]m), n. [L., akin to Gr. ???, Skr. s[=a]ra curd.] (Physiol.) (a) The watery portion of certain animal fluids, as blood, milk, etc. (b) A thin watery fluid, containing more or less albumin, secreted by the serous membranes… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blood serum — n SERUM (a(1)) * * * see serum * * * the clear liquid that separates from the blood when it is allowed to clot completely. It is therefore blood plasma from which fibrinogen has been removed in the process of clotting …   Medical dictionary

  • blood serum — n. see SERUM (sense 1b) …   English World dictionary

  • blood serum — blood serum. См. сыворотка крови. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • blood serum — noun an amber, watery fluid, rich in proteins, that separates out when blood coagulates • Syn: ↑serum • Derivationally related forms: ↑serous (for: ↑serum) • Hypernyms: ↑liquid body substance, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • blood serum — kraujo serumas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Skystoji kraujo dalis, kurioje nėra kraujo kūnelių ir fibrinogeno. atitikmenys: angl. blood serum rus. сыворотка крови …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • blood serum — blood′ se rum n. anat. serum 1) • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • blood serum — serum (def. 1). [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • blood serum — noun The clear fluid obtained from whole blood by removing blood cells, platelets and fibrinogen; it is blood plasma without the fibrinogen …   Wiktionary

  • blood serum — see serum …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • blood serum — /ˈblʌd sɪərəm/ (say blud searruhm) noun → serum (def. 1) …   Australian English dictionary

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