Serosa meaning

sĭ-rōsə, -zə
A serous membrane, especially one that lines the pericardial, pleural, and peritoneal cavities, enclosing their contents.
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A membrane that surrounds the embryo of birds, reptiles, and many insects.
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A serous membrane, especially one that lines the pericardial, pleural, and peritoneal cavities, enclosing their contents.
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A membrane that surrounds the embryo of birds, reptiles, and many insects.
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A membrane which lines an internal cavity to protect the contents and which secretes serum.
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Origin of serosa

  • New Latin serōsa feminine of serōsus serous from Latin serum serum

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition