serum accelerator n.
See factor VII.
- Serum accelerator globulin
serum accelerator globulin or accelerator globulin n. See factor VII.
- Serum agglutinin
serum agglutinin n. An antibody that coats bacteria or Rh-positive red blood cells, preventing them from agglutinating when suspended in saline. Also called incomplete antibody.
noun, plural serums, sera [seer-uh] /ˈsɪər ə/ (Show IPA) 1. the clear, pale-yellow liquid that separates from the clot in the coagulation of blood; blood serum. 2. immune serum. 3. any watery animal fluid. 4. the thin, clear part of the fluid of plants. 5. milk whey. noun (pl) -rums, -ra (-rə) 1. See blood […]
noun 1. Biochemistry. the principal protein of blood plasma, important in osmotic regulation of the blood and transport of metabolites. 2. the commercial form of this substance, used in dye preparations, foodstuffs, and in medicine especially in the treatment of shock. serum albumin noun 1. a form of albumin that is the most abundant protein […]