any of various clear, watery fluids in the body.
a thin watery fluid found in many body cavities, esp those lined with serous membrane
serous fluid n.
Any of various body fluids resembling serum, especially lymph.
- Serous gland
serous gland n. A gland secreting a watery substance that may or may not contain an enzyme.
- Serous inflammation
serous inflammation n. A form of exudative inflammation in which the exudate is predominantly fluid.
- Serous ligament
serous ligament n. Any of a number of peritoneal folds attaching certain of the viscera to the abdominal wall or to one another.
noun, Anatomy, Zoology. 1. any of various thin membranes, as the peritoneum, that line certain cavities of the body and exude a serous fluid. serous membrane noun 1. any of the smooth moist delicate membranes, such as the pleura or peritoneum, that line the closed cavities of the body and secrete a watery exudate serous […]