Serosa



noun, plural serosas, serosae
[si-roh-see, -zee] /sɪˈroʊ si, -zi/ (Show IPA)
1.
Embryology, Zoology.

the chorion.
a similar membrane in insects and other lower invertebrates.

2.
serous membrane.
noun
1.
another name for serous membrane
2.
one of the thin membranes surrounding the embryo in an insect’s egg

serosa se·ro·sa (sĭ-rō’sə, -zə)
n. pl. se·ro·sas or se·ro·sae (-sē, -zē)

See serous membrane.

The chorion of a bird or reptile embryo.

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