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se·ro·ther·a·py

 (sîr′ō-thĕr′ə-pē)
n. pl. se·ro·ther·a·pies
Treatment of disease by administration of a serum obtained from an immunized animal.

se′ro·ther′a·pist n.

serotherapy

(ˌsɪərəʊˈθɛrəpɪ)
n
(Medicine) the treatment of disease by the injection of serum containing antibodies to the disease

serotherapy

treatment of illness or disease by means of serum obtained from inoculated animals.
See also: Medical Specialties, Remedies
Translations

serotherapy

[ˌsɪərəʊˈθɛrəpɪ] nsieroterapia
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