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serum División en sílabas: se·rum
Pronunciación: /ˈsirəm/

Definición de serum en inglés:

sustantivo (plural seraˈsi(ə)rə or serums)

1An amber-colored, protein-rich liquid that separates out when blood coagulates.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Blood products, sera, sperm, oocytes and embryos are not included.
  • The number of sera from patients whose blood culture grew B. psuedomallei is only 12.
  • Blood samples were then obtained and sera tested for HIV and hepatitis.
1.1The blood serum of an animal, used especially to provide immunity to a pathogen or toxin by inoculation or as a diagnostic agent.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • He was given a cocktail of vaccines within 10 minutes including anti-plague and anthrax serums.
  • You could be making a fortune out of the drugs, serums and surgical hardware, and yet you have to stand on the sidelines and watch as US drug companies make a killing.

Origen

Late 17th century: from Latin, literally 'whey'.

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Palabra del día haughty
Pronunciación: ˈhɔːti
adjective
arrogantly superior and disdainful