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

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

serous membrane.
another name for serous membrane
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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    seroserous se·ro·se·rous (sēr’ō-sēr’əs) adj. Of or relating to two serous surfaces. Of, relating to, or being a suture, as of the intestine, in which the edges of the wound are folded in a manner that brings two serous surfaces into apposition.

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    noun, Pathology. 1. inflammation of a serous membrane. serositis se·ro·si·tis (sēr’ō-sī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of a serous membrane.

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    adjective 1. resembling serum; of a watery nature. 2. containing or secreting serum. 3. of, relating to, or characterized by serum. adjective 1. of, resembling, producing, or containing serum serosity se·ros·i·ty (sĭ-rŏs’ĭ-tē) n. A serous fluid or a serum. The condition of being serous. The serous quality of a liquid. serous se·rous (sēr’əs) adj. Containing, […]

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