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blood serum

serum (def 1).
Origin of blood serum
1905-10 Unabridged
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  • The researchers also looked at blood serum samples from human volunteers.
  • Their blood serum was tested for traces of antibodies against the influenza virus.
British Dictionary definitions for blood serum

blood serum

blood plasma from which the clotting factors have been removed
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blood serum  
Blood plasma from which the protein fibrinogen, which causes clotting of the blood, has been removed.
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