subserosa

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sub·ser·o·sa

(sŭb'sēr-ō'să), [TA]
The layer of connective tissue beneath a serous membrane. Terminologia Anatomica recognizes a subserosa in relation to the bladder, esophagus, gallbladder, small and large intestine, liver, pleura, pericardium, peritoneum, stomach, testes, uterine tubes, and uterus.
Synonym(s): tela subserosa [TA], subserous layer

sub·ser·o·sa

(sŭb'sēr-ō'să) [TA]
The layer of connective tissue beneath a serous membrane such as that of the peritoneum or pericardium.
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When pleural metastasis occurs, tumour cells 'seed' the mesothelial surface of pleura or invade the subserous layer. In the former case there will be abundant tumour cells in pleural fluid, whereas in the latter there is paucity of malignant cells in the fluid.