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Definition 1: an amber, watery fluid, rich in proteins, that separates out when blood coagulates - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for serum in the sense of this definition

(serum is a kind of ...) the liquid parts of the body

(... is a kind of serum ) blood serum containing antibodies against specific antigens; provides immunity to a disease

(... is a kind of serum ) the serum or watery part of milk that is separated from the curd in making cheese

(serum is made of the substance ...) albumin occurring in blood serum; serves to maintain the somatic pressure of the blood

(serum is made of the substance ...) globulins occurring in blood serum and containing most of the antibodies of the blood

(serum is made of the substance ...) an antibody in blood serum that attaches to invading microorganisms and other antigens to make them more susceptible to the action of phagocytes

(... is made of the substance serum) the fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped through the body by the heart and contains plasma, blood cells, and platelets

"blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and carries away waste products" "the ancients believed that blood was the seat of the emotions"

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