[ UK /sˈɛɹəs/ ]
  1. of or producing or containing serum
    a serous exudate
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  • If, on the other hand, the intestine dilates the serous membrane at the point, 1, where it stretches across the internal ring, it will, on entering the fibrous tube, (infundibuliform fascia,) be found invested by a sac of the peritonaeum, which it dilates and pouches before itself. Surgical Anatomy
  • When the serous canal contracts and degenerates to the form of a simple cord, it leaves the fibrous canal still continuous above with the fibrous membrane (transversalis fascia) of the abdomen, and below with the fibrous envelope (tunica albuginea) of the testis; and at the adult period, this fibrous canal is known as the internal spermatic sheath, or infundibuliform fascia enclosing the remains of the serous canal, together with the spermatic vessels, &c. Surgical Anatomy
  • _ -- The _dura mater_ is a fibro-serous membrane, the outer, fibrous layer constituting the endosteum of the skull, the inner, serous layer forming one of the coverings of the brain. Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities—Head—Neck. Sixth Edition.
  • The free cancer cells positive rate related to the tumor infiltration depth, serous membrane invasion area and the type of histopathology.
  • The mesothelium consists of a single layer of flattened to cuboidal cells forming the epithelial lining of the serous cavities of the body including the peritoneal, pericardial and pleural cavities. Your Right Hand Thief
  • Serous cell transport of urea may be analogous to secretion of uric acid, the major antioxidant in nasal secretions.
  • CCC should be considered. But cytomorphology is more like serous borderline tumor with focal stromal invasion.
  • As the layers become continuous with each other at different points, the arachnoid, like the pericardium, forms a shut sac, and, like other serous membranes, it secretes a fluid, known as the _arachnoid fluid_. The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English or, Medicine Simplified, 54th ed., One Million, Six Hundred and Fifty Thousand
  • Her menses ceased; her mammæ became engorged and discharged a serous lactescent fluid; her belly enlarged, and both she and her physician felt fetal movements in her abdomen. Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine
  • This is true for patients with bloody discharges and for those with clear or serous discharges.
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