hyaloserositis

[ hī′ə-lō-sîr′ō-sītĭs ]

n.

Inflammation of a serous membrane producing a fibrinous exudate that eventually becomes hyalinized, resulting in a relatively thick, glistening, white or gray-white coating.

Nearby words

  1. hyalomere,
  2. hyalomma,
  3. hyalophagia,
  4. hyalophane,
  5. hyaloplasm,
  6. hyalosis,
  7. hyalosome,
  8. hyaluronate,
  9. hyaluronic acid,
  10. hyaluronidase


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