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Definition of 'serum'

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Example sentences containing 'serum'

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Treat your face once a week in place of your usual serum or night cream. The Sun (2016) Use a serum first to give a boost. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You apply the clear gel serum to teeth for three minutes for three nights. The Sun (2014)He also noted that "the serum cholesterol rises when fibre is removed from the diet. Kowalski, Robert E The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure (1990)But she's used my hair serum. The Sun (2008)In two months, the serum cholesterol is measured again and compared. Pantano, James A. (MD) Living with Angina (1991)A good example is mixing up both a serum and a cream. The Sun (2012)Only a follow-up blood test to measure serum cholesterol will show if the new diet was worth the trouble. Pantano, James A. (MD) Living with Angina (1991)That's why so many people over the years have claimed that dietary cholesterol has little to do with serum cholesterol. Kowalski, Robert E The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure (1990)Try to use a protective serum, though, otherwise you risk damage. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They say: Combine with serum or moisturiser and apply to face and neck each morning. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In fact, the serum and moisturiser come in two strengths, so that skin can acclimatise. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is sufficient to lower serum cholesterol by about 20 to 40 percent. Pantano, James A. (MD) Living with Angina (1991)In fact, more LDL receptors will be produced all over the body of a person with a low serum cholesterol. Pantano, James A. (MD) Living with Angina (1991)A new happy medium is reached between the number of LDL receptors in the body and the concentration of serum cholesterol. Pantano, James A. (MD) Living with Angina (1991)

Synonyms of 'serum'

antidote, antihistamine, antitoxin, antiserum

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Translations for 'serum'

British English: serum NOUN
A serum is a liquid that is injected into someone's blood to protect them against a poison or disease.
...injections of anti-cancer serum.
  • American English: serum
  • Brazilian Portuguese: soro
  • Chinese: 免疫血清
  • European Spanish: suero
  • French: sérum
  • German: Serum
  • Italian: siero
  • Japanese: 血清
  • Korean: 혈청 주사액
  • European Portuguese: soro
  • Spanish: suero

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Definition of serum from the Collins English Dictionary
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