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ca·se·ous

 (kā′sē-əs)
adj.
Resembling cheese.

[From Latin cāseus, cheese.]
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caseous

(ˈkeɪsɪəs)
adj
of or like cheese
[C17: from Latin cāseus cheese1]
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ca•se•ous

(ˈkeɪ si əs)

adj.
of or like cheese.
[1655–65; < Latin cāse(us) cheese1 + -ous]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.caseous - of damaged or necrotic tissue; cheeselike
unhealthy - not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind; "unhealthy ulcers"
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Translations

ca·se·ous

a. caseoso, rel. al queso o parecido al queso.
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Instead, it showed caseous necrosis, which was followed by a positive culture and a positive tuberculin test.
In surgical specimens, caseous necrosis and necrotizing lymph adenitis characteristic of tuberculosis and yersiniosis were absent.
A chronic (estimated greater than 1 week) open wound was apparent in the area of the right metacarpus surrounded by caseous debris.
Cytomorphological Pattern Frequency in Tuberculous Lymphadenitis Cytomorphological Pattern Number (%) Epithelioid granuloma with caseous necrosis 6 (%) Epithelioid granuloma without necrosis 5 (%) Necrosis only without granuloma 17 (%) Polymorphs with necrosis 12 (%) Table 9.
On thorough clinical examination, yellow white caseous diptheric membranes, necrotic and obstructive nodules were seen in oral cavity (Fig.
[8] The exudate is composed of serum, leucocytes, caseous material, bone fragments, and tubercle bacilli.
Caseous necrosis of the nerve lesions occasionally coalesces to form a nerve abscess.
Caseous Lymphadenitis: a serious threat to the sheep industry.
Histopathology revealed that the mass contained granulomas with caseous necrosis as well as Langhans' giant cells and numerous epithelioid cells.
Scattered foci of foreign body giant cell reaction are detected, but there is no evidence of caseous or sarcoid like granulomas.
[8] In general, tuberculous (TB) lymphadenitis is diagnosed using conventional methods such as histopathology on the basis of caseous necrosis and granuloma formation.
On week 3 of radiation treatment, an area of malodorous, caseous material was noted on the palate near the choana, and the bird was again started on trimethoprim/ sulfamethoxazole (30 mg/kg PO q12h for 2 weeks).