serum shock n.
Anaphylactic or anaphylactoid shock caused by the injection of antitoxic or other foreign serum into a sensitized individual.
noun, Pathology. 1. a generalized allergic reaction to a foreign serum or drug, characterized by fever, skin rash, enlarged lymph nodes, and painful joints. serum sickness noun 1. an allergic reaction, such as vomiting, skin rash, etc, that sometimes follows 2-3 weeks after an injection of a foreign serum serum sickness n. A hypersensitive reaction […]
verb (used without object), served, serving. 1. to act as a servant. 2. to wait on table, as a waiter. 3. to offer or have a meal or refreshments available, as for patrons or guests: Come early, we’re serving at six. 4. to offer or distribute a portion or portions of food or a beverage, […]
noun, plural servals (especially collectively) serval. 1. a long-limbed, nocturnal African cat, Felis serval, about the size of a bobcat, having a tawny coat spotted with black: now rare in many former habitats. noun (pl) -vals, -val 1. a slender feline mammal, Felis serval, of the African bush, having an orange-brown coat with black spots, […]