caseous

adjective ca·se·ous \ ˈkā-sē-əs \

Definition of caseous

: marked by caseation; also : cheesy 1

Origin and Etymology of caseous

Latin caseus cheese


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caseous

adjective ca·se·ous \ ˈkā-sē-əs \

medical Definition of caseous

: marked by caseation

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