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caseous

[key-see-uh s] /ˈkeɪ si əs/
adjective
1.
of or like cheese.
Origin of caseous
1655-1665
1655-65; < Latin cāse(us) cheese1 + -ous
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caseous

/ˈkeɪsɪəs/
adjective
1.
of or like cheese
Word Origin
C17: from Latin cāseuscheese1
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Word Origin and History for caseous
adj.

"cheese-like," 1660s, from Latin caseus "cheese" (see cheese (n.1)) + -ous.

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caseous in Medicine

caseous ca·se·ous (kā'sē-əs)
adj.
Of, relating to, or having the gross and microscopic features of tissue affected by caseation.

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