caseous

adjective

ca·​se·​ous ˈkā-sē-əs How to pronounce caseous (audio)
: marked by caseation

Word History

Etymology

Latin caseus cheese

First Known Use

1654, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of caseous was in 1654

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Cite this Entry

“Caseous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/caseous. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

caseous

adjective
ca·​se·​ous ˈkā-sē-əs How to pronounce caseous (audio)
: marked by caseation
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