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serous

 [se´rus]
1. pertaining to serum; thin and watery, like serum.
2. producing or containing serum.

se·rous

(sē'rŭs), Do not confuse this word with scirrhous.
Relating to, containing, or producing serum or a substance having a watery consistency.

serous

/se·rous/ (sēr´us)
1. pertaining to or resembling serum.
2. producing or containing serum.

serous

(sîr′əs)
adj.
Containing, secreting, or resembling serum.

serous

[sir′əs]
Etymology: L, serum, whey
pertaining to, resembling, or producing serum.

se·rous

(sēr'ŭs)
Relating to, containing, or producing serum or a substance having a watery consistency.

serous

of, resembling, or producing, SERUM. see SEROSA.

Serous

Thin and watery, like serum.
Mentioned in: Histiocytosis X

se·rous

(sēr'ŭs)
Relating to, containing, or producing serum or a substance having a watery consistency.

serous (sēr´əs),

adj relating to or resembling serum.

serous

1. pertaining to serum; thin and watery, like serum.
2. producing or containing serum.

serous atrophy
see serous atrophy.
serous cells
one of the two kinds of cells in the acinar portions of salivary glands. Contain secretory granules the precursors of salivary amylase. Their secretion is serous and of low specific gravity.
serous membrane
see serous membrane.
serous membrane inflammation
serous ovarian inclusion cysts
may be mistaken for cystic follicles but play no part in ovarian activity.
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To our best knowledge, there is only one other documented account of metastatic endometrial serous carcinoma to the breast.
Incidental serous tubal intraepithelial carcinoma and early invasive serous carcinoma in the nonprophylactic setting: analysis of a case series.
Localized topical steroid use and central serous retinopathy.
In our study frequency of malignant tumors was higher (14/300) for serous cyst adenocarcinoma followed by mucinous cystadenocarcinoma (07/300).
However, for patients who have had fertility-sparing surgery, imaging with pelvic ultrasound is recommended, particularly for women with a history of cystectomy or serous borderline tumor.
9) Gass and Little (5) reported bilateral bullous CSCR in a patient who was administered systemic and subTenon corticosteroid due to a misdiagnosis of choroiditis; the serous detachments regressed after discontinuing the drug and treating with laser photocoagulation.
Serous cystadenoma was the most common tumour encountered in this study.
Opening of the right ovary revealed a multilocular cyst containing about 800 mL of blood-tinged serous fluid.
Central serous chorioretinopathy (CSCR), first described by Von Graefe in 1866 is an idiopathic disorder of the outer blood retinal barrier, characterized by a localized serous detachment of retina and/or retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) in macular area.
Total 44 cases of ovarian carcinoma were studied and they were divided into high-grade serous (n = 27) and non-high-grade serous group (n = 17).
This work describes a rare case of serous carcinoma coexistence with atypical polypoid adenomyoma (APA).
Few other risk factors for ovarian cancer are modifiable, and those that are, such as smoking and obesity, did not show clear associations with serous carcinomas, the most common and fatal subtype," Dr.