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serotherapy

 [se″ro-ther´ah-pe]
the treatment of infectious disease by the injection of immune serum or antitoxin.

se·ro·ther·a·py

(sē'rō-thār'ă-pē),
Treatment of an infectious disease by injection of an antitoxin or serum containing specific antibody.
Synonym(s): serum therapy

serotherapy

/se·ro·ther·a·py/ (-ther´ah-pe) treatment of infectious disease by injection of immune serum or antitoxin.

serotherapy

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

se′ro·ther′a·pist n.

se·ro·ther·a·py

(sēr'ō-thār'ă-pē)
Treatment of an infectious disease by injection of an antitoxin or serum containing specific antibody.

serotherapy

Treatment of disease by the injection of human or animal serum containing antibodies.

se·ro·ther·a·py

(sēr'ō-thār'ă-pē)
Treatment of infectious disease by injection of antitoxin or serum containing specific antibody.

serotherapy

the treatment of infectious disease by the injection of serum from immune animals.