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serosa

 [se-ro´sah]
any serous membrane. adj., adj sero´sal.

se·ro·sa

(se-rō'să), [TA] Do not confuse this word with cirrhosis or sclerosis.
1. The outermost coat or serous layer of a visceral structure that lies in the body cavities of the abdomen or thorax; it consists of a surface layer of mesothelium reinforced by irregular fibroelastic connective tissue.
See also: chorion.
2. The outermost of the extraembryonic membranes that encloses the embryo and all its other membranes; it consists of somatopleure, that is, ectoderm reinforced by somatic mesoderm; the serosa of mammalian embryos is frequently called the trophoderm.
See also: chorion. Synonym(s): membrana serosa (2)
[fem. of Mod. L. serosus, serous]

serosa

(sĭ-rō′sə, -zə)
n. pl. sero·sas or sero·sae (-sē, -zē)
1. A serous membrane, especially one that lines the pericardial, pleural, and peritoneal cavities, enclosing their contents.
2. A membrane that surrounds the embryo of birds, reptiles, and many insects.

se·ro′sal (-zəl) adj.

serosa

A virtual connective-tissue membrane covered by a single layer of mesothelial cells, which lines body cavities (e.g., pericardium, peritoneum, pleura) and covers the outer surface of organs (e.g., heart, intestines, and lungs) present in those cavities.

se·ro·sa

(sēr-ō'să) [TA]
1. The outermost coat or serous layer of a visceral structure that lies in a body cavity (abdomen or thorax); it consists of a surface layer of mesothelium reinforced by irregular fibroelastic connective tissue.
2. The outermost of the extraembryonic membranes, which encloses the embryo and all its other membranes; it consists of ectoderm reinforced by somatic mesoderm; the serosa of mammalian embryos is frequently called the trophoderm.
Synonym(s): membrana serosa (2) .
See also: chorion
Synonym(s): membrana serosa (1) , serous membrane.
[fem. of Mod. L. serosus, serous]

serosa

  1. a SEROUS membrane such as the PERITONEUM that secretes a serum.
  2. an epithelial layer formed under the vitelline membrane in the development of the insect egg; it lays down the serosal cuticle of the egg.

se·ro·sa

(sēr-ō'să) [TA]
Outermost coat or serous layer of visceral structure that lies in body cavities of abdomen or thorax.
Synonym(s): serous membrane.
[fem. of Mod. L. serosus, serous]
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(24,25) For example, a review of 80 stage II colon cancers by Stewart et al (25) demonstrated serosal involvement in 20 cases (25%) that had originally been reported negative.
The mucosal solution was replaced with 5 mM urea dissolved in NR and after half an hour, 200 [micro]l of the sample was collected from the serosal compartment.
Wang et al., "Macroscopic serosal classification predicts peritoneal recurrence for patients with gastric cancer underwent potentially curative surgery," Annals of Surgical Oncology, vol.
Care should be taken to avoid stricture of the lumen and tearing of the fragile serosal tissue.
Metastatic infiltration of the malignant cells in the muscular and serosal layer was also observed.
Branches of mesenteric arteries penetrate the serosal and muscular layers of the bowel wall terminating in a submucosal plexus, supplying the bowel in a radial fashion.
Gro ss examination at 6h time interval revealed that the keratinised epithelium was easily scrubbed off by blunt edge of BP handle while the serosal layer was delaminated by applying mechanical assistance and results in complete de-epithelialisation and delamination.
Lin et al., "Plexiform fibromyxoma with cotyledon-like serosal growth: A case report of a rare gastric tumor and review of the literature" Oncology Letters, vol.
It mainly affects serosal surfaces including the peritoneum in 60-80% of cases [10].
The appendix showed brown flecks involving the serosal surface but was otherwise unremarkable.
However, a trend toward better survival in patients with serosal invasion has been reported.
In helminth infected pigeon (Columba livia) histopathological findings revealed architechtural designtegration of muscularis layer, destruction of crypt and Brurnner's glands, serosal necrosis, migratory tunnels formed along with fibrosis, villus atrophy and necrosis and infilteration of mononuclear (lymphocytes and macrophages) inflammatory cells in lamnia propria were noticed.