Serous-membrane



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 membrane n.
A thin, two-part membrane that secretes a serous fluid and lines a closed body cavity, covering the organs that lie within that cavity. Also called serosa, serous tunic.

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