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blood serum

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n blood serum an amber, watery fluid, rich in proteins, that separates out when blood coagulates
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Blood serum the pale yellowish fluid which exudes from the clot formed in the coagulation of the blood; the liquid portion of the blood, after removal of the blood corpuscles and the fibrin.
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Usage

In literature:

The blood consists of cells, or minute disk-shaped corpuscles, floating in a watery fluid, or serum.
"The Story of Evolution" by Joseph McCabe
Spores in serum of blood adhering to fibrin filaments.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 384, May 12, 1883" by Various
The serum of the blood is very rich in albumen, as is lean meat.
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
Also in blood serum they grow very richly.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 458, October 11, 1884" by Various
ALBUMEN, a glairy substance a constituent of plants and animals, and found nearly pure in the white of an egg or in the serum of the blood.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
They had then no notion of the deadly bacteria, and of the serum which renders the blood immune from their attacks.
"From Pole to Pole" by Sven Anders Hedin
They contained some serum with red blood globules.
"The Man With The Broken Ear" by Edmond About
Serum: the fluid in which the blood corpuscles float or are suspended.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
It will, after a time, turn sour, separating like blood into clot and serum.
"Fragments of science, V. 1-2" by John Tyndall
The depletion of the blood serum might be remedied by similar transfusions of salt and warm water.
"Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc." by George Francis Atkinson
Prepare blood-serum as described, page 168, sections 1 to 4.
"The Elements of Bacteriological Technique" by John William Henry Eyre
These interstices are filled, during life, with a fluid resembling the serum of blood.
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter
Soon afterwards there is an accumulation under the epidermis of a serum derived from the dilated blood-vessels.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 2" by Various
Here is still another with the tissue in distilled water, but no blood serum.
"The Social Gangster" by Arthur B. Reeve
Enough has been said, however, to show the extraordinary complexity of the apparently simple blood serum.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1" by Various
According to Hamburger, the serum of blood may be considerably diluted with water before producing haematolysis.
"The Mechanism of Life" by Stéphane Leduc
Prevost and Dumas have shown that the vivifying power of the blood does not reside so much in the serum as in the red particles.
"Curiosities of Medical Experience" by J. G. (John Gideon) Millingen
The pericardium may contain a small amount of serum tinged with blood, but it is seldom covered with recent lymph.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
Blood serum serves the same purpose.
"Practical Bookbinding" by Paul Adam
The blood-serum in which I had grown the germs fell upon his hands.
"The Mysterious Three" by William Le Queux
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In news:

The Fungitell® assay, manufactured by Associates of Cape Cod, Inc (ACC), is a FDA-cleared, highly sensitive, rapid diagnostic test that detects (1,3)-b-D-glucan in blood serum.
Depending on what caused the blister, it can be a clear fluid called serum, which is the liquid part of blood minus blood cells and the clotting factor.
1 find increased relative risks of heart disease among men and women with bronchitis, after adjustment for smoking habits, serum cholesterol, and systolic blood pressure.
1 find increased relative risks of heart disease among men and women with bronchitis, after adjustment for smoking habits, serum cholesterol, and systolic blood pressure.
Endocrine hormones regulate growth, blood pressure, serum glucose levels, and a whole host of other things.
Endocrine hormones regulate growth, blood pressure, serum glucose levels, and a whole host of other things.
At the University of Chicago, medical technician Harish Kothari fills test tubes with serum and a reagent which will be mixed to determine the levels of vitamin D in a person's blood.
Philip Levine, a pioneering researcher in serums and antibodies who discovered the Rh factor in human blood, died Sunday at a nursing home in Manhattan.
Her serum sodium — a key blood chemical that is central to most body functions — was dangerously low.
The Fungitell® assay, manufactured by Associates of Cape Cod, Inc (ACC), is a FDA-cleared, highly sensitive, rapid diagnostic test that detects (1,3)-b-D-glucan in blood serum.
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In science:

Adam et al. (2003) recorded for each blood serum sample i, the intensity Xij for a large number of time-of-flight values tj .
Test for bandedness of high-dimensional covariance matrices and bandwidth estimation
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