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serous fluid

n.
Any of various body fluids resembling serum, especially lymph.
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serous fluid

n
(Physiology) a thin watery fluid found in many body cavities, esp those lined with serous membrane
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It was punctured and approximately1500ml of serous fluid was aspirated.
The serous fluid is derived from the ovarian stroma.
Operative findings revealed 500-600 cc of serous fluid spread in the abdomen, necrotic changes and serosal opening in the cecum, and a giant lipoma with a size of 20-25 cm in diameter completely obstructing the lumen of the colon (Figure 6).
In malignant conditions, accumulation of serous fluid is more commonly due to secondary involvement of the serous membranes than the primary malignant tumour of the mesothelium-malignant mesothelioma.
Retained surgical sponges were detected from inside of the mass after running out of serous fluid. Mass was completely retrieved with pseudocapsule (Figure 1).
The cyst was filled with clear serous fluid. No malignant cells or nuclear atypia were observed.
The gross appearance of testes revealed collection of serous fluid either in one testis (Fig.
Histologic examination showed a subepidermal unilocular blister with serous fluid containing predominately eosinophils and lymphocytes.
Opening of the right ovary revealed a multilocular cyst containing about 800 mL of blood-tinged serous fluid. Sections of the right ovary showed a fibro-collagenous cyst wall lined by a single layer of cuboidal epithelium with focal areas of papillary infolding and haemorrhage consistent with serous cystadenoma (Fig.
Lymphangioma of the esophagus is a benign cystic tumor, which is characterized by the presence of chylous or serous fluid within an irregularly dilated lymphatic channel.