caseous necrosis n.
A type of tissue death in which all cellular outline is lost and tissue appears crumbly and cheeselike, usually seen in tuberculosis. Also called caseous degeneration.
- Caseous osteitis
caseous osteitis caseous osteitis n. Osteitis characterized by tuberculous caries.
- Caseous rhinitis
caseous rhinitis caseous rhinitis n. Chronic rhinitis in which the nasal cavities are more or less completely filled with an ill-smelling cheesy material.
a lodging for soldiers in a garrison town; barracks. Historical Examples They had now reached the casern of the Peobrajensky regiment. The Daughter of an Empress Louise Muhlbach casern, ka-sėrn′, n. a lodging for troops in a town: a barrack. Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various Let us enter the casern, […]
- Casey at the bat
casey at the bat A poem by Ernest Lawrence Thayer from the late nineteenth century about Casey, an arrogant, overconfident baseball player who brings his team down to defeat by refusing to swing at the first two balls pitched to him and then missing on the third. The poem’s final line is, “There is no […]