serous cavity

noun

Medical Definition of serous cavity

: a cavity (as the peritoneal cavity, pleural cavity, or pericardial cavity) that is lined with a serous membrane

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“Serous cavity.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/serous%20cavity. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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