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n. pl. an·ti·se·rums or an·ti·se·ra (-sîr′ə)
Human or animal serum containing antibodies that are specific for one or more antigens.
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n, pl -rums or -ra (-rə)
(Medicine) blood serum containing antibodies against a specific antigen, used to treat or provide immunity to a disease
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an•ti•se•rum(ˈæn təˌsɪər əm)
n., pl. -se•rums, -se•ra (-ˌsɪər ə)
animal or human serum that contains antibodies to a specific disease, used for injections to confer passive immunity to that disease.
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|Noun||1.||antiserum - blood serum containing antibodies against specific antigens; provides immunity to a disease|
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antiserumn (pl -ra) antisuero
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