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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Clear liquid that separates from blood on clotting containing immunoglobulins against specified substances which are capable, under appropriate conditions, of inducing a specific immune response

Usage examples (25)
  • 'Do you know anything about the production of erysipelas antiserum?' he said.
  • A specific antiserum to salivary NGF likewise abolished the formation of the in vitro fibrillar halo.
  • With this antiserum the crossreactivities of pCCK and of CCK-8 are virtually identical on a molar basis.
  • - Clinical rabies in humans is invariably fatal but can be prevented with vaccine and antiserum after exposure. for more
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