[ hī′ə-lō-sîr′ō-sī′tĭs ]
Inflammation of a serous membrane producing a fibrinous exudate that eventually becomes hyalinized, resulting in a relatively thick, glistening, white or gray-white coating.
- hyaluronic acid,
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