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polyserositis

 [pol″e-se″ro-si´tis]
general inflammation of serous membranes, with effusion.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

pol·y·ser·o·si·tis

(pol'ē-sēr'ō-sī'tis),
Chronic inflammation with effusions in several serous cavities; can result in fibrous thickening of the serosa, including constrictive pericarditis.
[poly- + L. serum, serum, + G. -itis, inflammation]
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polyserositis

Inflammation of multiple serosal surfaces as in familial Mediterranean fever, or connective tissue disease
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

pol·y·ser·o·si·tis

(pol'ē-sēr'ō-sī'tis)
Chronic inflammation with effusions in several serous cavities resulting in fibrous thickening of the serosa and constrictive pericarditis.
Synonym(s): Bamberger disease (2) , Concato disease.
[poly- + L. serum, serum, + G. -itis, inflammation]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

polyserositis

Widespread inflammation of serous membranes, with discharge of serum, occurring especially in the upper abdomen. Polyserositis is a feature of COLLAGEN DISEASES.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Concato,

Luigi M., Italian physician, 1825-1882.
Concato disease - chronic inflammation with effusions in several serous cavities resulting in fibrous thickening of the serosa and constrictive pericarditis. Synonym(s): polyserositis
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