Serous membranes


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(Anat.) , the membranes, like the peritoneum and pleura, which line, or lie in, cavities having no obvious outlet, and secrete a serous fluid.

See also: Membrane

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The mesothelium forms the simple squamous epithelium that covers the surface of all true serous membranes.
Malignant vascular tumors of serous membranes mimicking mesothelioma: a report of 14 cases.
Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is a hereditary autoinflammatory disease characterized by the inflammation of serous membranes (2).