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an·ti·se·rum

 (ăn′tĭ-sîr′əm)
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.

antiserum

(ˌæntɪˈsɪərəm)
n, pl -rums or -ra (-rə)
(Medicine) blood serum containing antibodies against a specific antigen, used to treat or provide immunity to a disease

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.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.antiserum - blood serum containing antibodies against specific antigens; provides immunity to a disease
blood serum, serum - an amber, watery fluid, rich in proteins, that separates out when blood coagulates
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antiserum

n (pl -ra) antisuero
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The researchers developed both raw and roasted pistachio ELISAs by utilizing the pooled sheep antisera as the capture reagent and pooled rabbit antisera as the detector reagent.
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tularensis components were identified only by the noted "survivor" antisera.