Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Treatment of disease by administration of a serum obtained from an immunized animal.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The therapeutic use of sera or vaccines

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Serum-therapy.
  • n. The whey cure.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as serumtherapy.

Etymologies

sero- +‎ therapy (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • This research was to lead to antivenom serotherapy.

    The Pasteur Institute

  • The theory that bacteria of the last-mentioned categories could not be combated by chemical means therefore continued to gain ground, and it was consequently assumed that serotherapy was the most practicable method of treating infections of this type.

    Physiology or Medicine 1939 - Presentation Speech

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