What is the difference between Serology and Hematology?

The difference between serology and hematology

is that "serology" is the science that studies the blood serum, and especially the reaction between antigens and antibodies in serum and "hematology" is the scientific study of blood and blood-producing organs.

serology

hematology

Noun

  • The science that studies the blood serum, and especially the reaction between antigens and antibodies in serum.
  • The characteristics of the blood serum in a particular disease or organism.
  • (countable, informal) A blood test to detect the presence of, and often to measure the amount of, various components of the serum (such as electrolytes, antibodies, and antigens).

Noun

  • (medicine) The scientific study of blood and blood-producing organs.

Related terms

  • hematologist