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an abscess containing white solid or semisolid material of cheeselike consistency; usually tuberculous.
Synonym(s): cheesy abscess
an accumulation of pustular material with the consistency of viscous cheese. See cheesy abscess.
caseous abscessAn older, nonspecific term for an abscess filled with cheese-like material, which is typically seen in tuberculosis, but also in fungal and parasitic infections.
ca·se·ous ab·scess(kāsē-ŭs abses)
Abscess containing solid or semisolid material of cheeselike consistency.