a generalized allergic reaction to a foreign serum or drug, characterized by fever, skin rash, enlarged lymph nodes, and painful joints.
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 to the administration of a foreign serum, marked by fever, swelling, skin rash, and lymph node enlargement. Also called serum disease, serum 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, […]
noun 1. a person employed by another, especially to perform domestic duties. 2. a person in the service of another. 3. a person employed by the government: a public servant. noun 1. a person employed to work for another, esp one who performs household duties 2. See public servant