serous meaning

Pronunciation:   "serous" in a sentence
Adjective: serous  si(u)rus
  1. Of or producing or containing serum
    "a serous exudate"

Sounds like: cirrus

See also: serum

Encyclopedia: Serous


[Medicine]
adj : of, relating to, producing, or resembling serum; esp : having a thin watery constitution ‹a serous exudate›

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  1. seromucous glands contain both mucous and serous cells.
  2. adhesions involving the aforementioned serous surfaces are not uncommon.
  3. the dark purple = serous glands
  4. clinical pathologic analysis on 20 cases of uterine papillary serous carcinoma
  5. optical coherence tomography in idiopathic central serous chorioretinopathy

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