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subserous

[suhb-seer-uh s]
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adjective
  1. situated or occurring under a serous membrane.
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Origin of subserous

First recorded in 1825–35; sub- + serous
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Examples from the Web for subserous

Historical Examples

  • Thickening of the pericardium and subserous hemorrhages also occur.

    Scurvy Past and Present

    Alfred Fabian Hess


subserous in Medicine

subserous

(sŭb-sîrəs)
adj.
  1. Located beneath a serous membrane.
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