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Definition of Serum

  • The watery portion of certain animal fluids, as blood, milk, etc.
  • A thin watery fluid, containing more or less albumin, secreted by the serous membranes of the body, such as the pericardium and peritoneum.
  • an amber, watery fluid, rich in proteins, that separates out when blood coagulates

How to use serum in a sentence. Serum pronunciation.

Albumen is an organic compound of great importance in life, which, besides being the characteristic ingredient in the white of an egg, abounds in the serum of the blood and forms an important part of the muscles and brain.
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I bought a tiny bottle of Yersin's Antipest Serum and another of Haffkine's Prophylactic Fluid.
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The antipest serum will render me immune immediately, but the duration of the immunity thus granted lasts, at the most, only fifteen days.
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I must, therefore, first take a hypodermic injection of antipest serum to render me immune immediately and the next day follow with an injection of Haffkine's Fluid, which gives permanent immunity, but not for a week or longer when used alone.
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If I am already infected and do not know it, and while in that condition take an injection of the antipest serum, the book says the serum will immediately bring on a fatal and virulent attack of the plague!
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On the other hand, if I am not inoculated and take the antipest serum I am safe.
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I have sufficient antipest serum for four men.
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Accordingly I inoculated them with the antipest serum.
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Two more seamen on sick report; and, to add to my worries, they are the very two I inoculated with the antipest serum and Haffkine's.
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MacGuire wheeled out the operating table, with its load of serums, pressure-hypos and jury-rigged thingamabobs which he was testing on alternate couples.
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Each man wounded, however slightly, was given an injection of anti-tetanic serum and as a result no cases of tetanus were reported, nor were any cases of gas baccilus infection reported.
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Blood, bones, hair, and color, are mere accidents, utterly unfit to serve as principles of scientific classification for that great family of living beings, the essential characteristics of which are thought and speech, not fibrine, serum, coloring matter, or whatever else enters into the composition of blood.
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The work of the Canadian Red Cross Society included the building and equipping of auxiliary hospitals to those of the Canadian Army Medical Corps; providing of extra and emergency stores of all kinds, recreation huts, ambulances and lorries, drugs, serums and surgical equipment calculated to make hospitals more efficient; the looking after the comfort of patients in hospitals providing recreation and entertainment to the wounded, and dispatching regularly to every Canadian prisoner parcels of food, as well as clothes, books and other necessaries: The Canadian Red Cross expended on goods for prisoners in 1917 nearly $600,000.
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Largely, these so-called truth serums don’t accomplish much more than to lower resistance, slacken natural inhibitions, weaken the will.
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About noon on Thursday a vesicle formed on the pink surfaces containing clear serum.
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The pleural cavity subsequently filled with a dirty serum, but even this did not interfere with the healing of the wound and the restoration of the lung; the patient recovered without lateral curvature.
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By June 10th there was considerable improvement, but the wound discharged blood-clots, bile, and serum.
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The ventricles of the brain were filled with a large amount of serum; the brain was somewhat congested.
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In one case the hard and permanent swelling of the arm occurred after the application of a blister; in another the arm increased so that it weighed more than 200 Genoese pounds, 40 of which consisted of serum.
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The albumin present in milk, apparently identical with ordinary serum albumin.
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Examples of Serum

Example #1
Albuminoids play the most vital rôle in plant life and are an extensive class of organic bodies found in plants and animals, as they are found to form the chief constituents of blood, nerves.
Example #2
Explosives which are a chemical means of storing tremendous amounts of energy, are mostly of some nitrogenous compound.
Example #3
When I learned we had lain close to a vessel with a case of plague aboard I laid in some plague medicine, on general principles and just to have an anchor out to windward.
Example #4
I am, in a measure, prepared for plague.
Example #5
I must, therefore, first take a hypodermic injection of antipest serum to render me immune immediately and the next day follow with an injection of Haffkine's Fluid, which gives permanent immunity, but not for a week or longer when used alone.
Example #6
I do not know how old the Haffkine's Fluid is; and the older it is, the longer it takes to render one immune.