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se·rous

 (sîr′əs)
adj.
Containing, secreting, or resembling serum.

serous

(ˈsɪərəs)
adj
1. (Medicine) of, resembling, producing, or containing serum
2. (Zoology) of, resembling, producing, or containing serum
3. (Physiology) of, resembling, producing, or containing serum
[C16: from Latin serōsus, from serum]
serosity, ˈserousness n

se•rous

(ˈsɪər əs)

adj.
1. resembling serum; of a watery nature.
2. of, pertaining to, or characterized by serum.
[1585–95; < Medieval Latin serōsus; see serum, -ous]
se•ros•i•ty (sɪˈrɒs ɪ ti) se′rous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.serous - of or producing or containing serum; "a serous exudate"
Translations
serøs

serous

[ˈsɪərəs] ADJseroso

serous

adjserös

se·rous

a. seroso-a, parecido al suero o contiene suero;
___ ligamentligamento ___;
___ fluidlíquido ___;
___ glandglandula ___;
___ inflammationinflamación ___.
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It is mainly characterized by serous retinal detachment, iridocyclitis and choroidal swelling.
It is to them that we owe the assessment that, in spite of all the serous and deserved critics of the electoral process, the elections were free after a long time added Deralla.
Endometrial curettage and subsequent histopathology arrived at the diagnosis of endometrial serous carcinoma.
For the study, the team conducted in-depth molecular analyses of cells from 96 women with high-grade serous carcinoma.
Despite the remaining uncertainties, the current study does confirm previous results that had suggested that many high-grade serious cancers in the pelvis are preceded by abnormal cells (lesions) occurring in the fallopian tubes, called serous tubal intraepithelial carcinoma (STIC).
1) High-grade serous carcinoma (HGSC) is the most common and most lethal type of ovarian carcinoma.
Corticosteroids: rare risk of central serous chorioretinopathy with local as well as systemic administration
Morphologically common benign ovarian tumors include cysts (both follicular and luteal) followed by serous cyst adenomas and mucinous cyst adenomas4.
The two most common histologic categories of borderline tumors are serous and mucinous cell types.
Bullous central serous chorioretinopathy (CSCR) is a rare variant of CSCR characterized by severe serous retinal detachment which especially involves the inferior quadrants.
Histopathological diagnosis was serous cystadenofibroma in one patient and mature teratoma in other.
2] The association of mature cystic teratoma with contralateral serous cystadenoma is uncommon.