ISPE Glossary of Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Terminology

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Serial

Pertaining to the sequential processing of the individual parts of a whole, such as the bits of a character or the characters of a word, using the same facilities for successive parts.

Publication Source: FDA Glossary of Computerized System and Software Development Technology

Serial

Term describing the transmission of data one bit at a time.

Publication Source: FDA Glossary of Computerized System and Software Development Technology

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