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caseous

 [ka´se-us]
resembling cheese or curd; cheesy.

ca·se·ous

(kā'sē-ŭs),
Pertaining to or manifesting the gross and microscopic features of tissue affected by caseation.

caseous

/ca·se·ous/ (ka´se-us) resembling cheese or curd; cheesy.

caseous

(kā′sē-əs)
adj.
Resembling cheese.

caseous

[kā′sē·əs]
1 cottage cheese-like. Describing the mixture of fat and protein that appears in some body tissues undergoing necrosis. See also vernix caseosa.
2 pertaining to cheesy covering on fetuses that protects them from prolonged presence in ammotic fluid.

ca·se·ous

(kā'sē-ŭs)
Pertaining to or manifesting the features of tissue affected by caseation.

caseous

resembling cheese or curd; cheesy.