serous

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adjective se·rous \ˈsir-əs\

Definition of serous

  1. :  of, relating to, or resembling serum; especially :  of thin watery constitution a serous exudate

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Origin and Etymology of serous

Middle English, from Medieval Latin serosus, from Latin serum


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serous

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adjective se·rous \ˈsir-əs\

Medical Definition of serous

  1. :  of, relating to, producing, or resembling serum; especially :  having a thin watery constitution a serous exudate


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