serosa

noun
se·​ro·​sa | \ sə-ˈrō-zə How to pronounce serosa (audio) \

Definition of serosa

: a usually enclosing serous membrane

Other Words from serosa

serosal \ sə-​ˈrō-​zəl How to pronounce serosa (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of serosa

circa 1890, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for serosa

borrowed from New Latin serōsa, short for membrāna serōsa "serous membrane" — more at serous

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The first known use of serosa was circa 1890

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“Serosa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/serosa. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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serosa

noun
se·​ro·​sa | \ sə-ˈrō-zə How to pronounce serosa (audio) \
plural serosas also serosae\ -​zē How to pronounce serosa (audio) \

Medical Definition of serosa

: a usually enclosing serous membrane the peritoneal serosa

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