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Serous exudate

Definition noun A type of exudate that forms as a clear, thin, watery fluid with relatively low protein content, usually... Read More

Serous

serous (Science: physiology) thin; watery; like serum; as the serous fluids. Of or pertaining to serum; as, the serous... Read More

Serous cavity filariasis

Definition noun A type of filariasis caused by filarial worms that typically occupy the serous cavity of the abdomen of... Read More

Serous demilunes

serous demilunes The serous cells at the distal end of a mucous, tubuloalveolar secretory unit of certain salivary... Read More

Serous atrophy

serous atrophy A degenerative change occurring in fat cells, the fat being absorbed and its place being taken by a serous... Read More

Serous inflammation

serous inflammation An exudative inflammation in which the exudate is predominantly fluid (e.g., exuded from the blood... Read More

Serous cell

serous cell A cell, especially of the salivary gland, that secretes a watery or thin albuminous fluid, as opposed to a... Read More

Peritoneum

Definition noun, plural: peritonea (anatomy) The serous membrane forming the lining of the abdominal cavity or... Read More

Myocardium

Myocardium Definition What is the myocardium of the heart?  It is the muscular middle layer of the heart that is... Read More

Transcellular fluid

Definition noun A bodily fluid found in chambers created by the linings of epithelial cells Supplement The extracellular... Read More

Filaria

Definition noun, plural: filariae Any of the small, threadlike parasitic nematodes of the superfamily Filarioidea that... Read More

Subcutaneous filariasis

Definition noun A type of filariasis caused by adult filarial worms that dwell in the subcutaneous layer of the... Read More

Filarioidea

Definition noun (taxonomy) A superfamily of the phylum Nematoda and is comprised of small, threadlike parasitic nematodes... Read More

Serum

Definition noun, plural: sera, serums (1) The clear portion of any bodily fluid (2) Blood serum: the clear liquid devoid of... Read More

Suppuration

Definition noun The process of forming of and discharging pus from a sore or a wound, or the pus... Read More

Lacrimal gland

Definition noun, plural: lacrimal glands Either of the two almond-shaped glands in the upper lateral part of the orbit and... Read More

Loculation

Loculation 1. A loculate region in an organ or tissue, or a loculate structure formed between surfaces of organs, mucous or... Read More

Localized peritonitis

Definition noun A type of peritonitis that is confined to a demarcated region of the peritoneal... Read More

Generalized peritonitis

Definition noun A type of peritonitis affecting the entire abdomen, and in which the abdominal tenderness is diffuse and the... Read More

Fibrinous exudate

Definition noun A type of exudate consisting largely of fibrinogen and fibrin Supplement Tissue injuries such as wounds and... Read More

Hemorrhagic exudate

Definition noun A type of exudate that is bloody because of the large component of red blood cells released from ruptured... Read More

Diarrhea

Definition noun An abnormally frequent discharge of a loose, watery stool Supplement Diarrhea pertains to the abnormally... Read More

Purulent exudate

Definition noun A type of exudate that is distinctively thick and yellowish, grayish or greenish in color, and consisting... Read More

Simple squamous epithelium

Simple Squamous Epithelium Definition Simple squamous epithelium, also known as simple squamous epithelial tissue or... Read More

Extracellular fluid

Definition noun The body fluid outside the cell composed of blood plasma, interstitial fluid, lymph and transcellular... Read More

First human trial of antibacterial contact lens

Biotechnology company Biosignal Ltd and the Institute for Eye Research have received ethics approval for the first human... Read More

Albuminous cell

Albuminous cell --> serous cell a cell, especially of the salivary gland, that secretes a watery or thin albuminous fluid,... Read More

Interstitial fluid

Definition noun The fluid found in the intercellular spaces composed of water, amino acids, sugars, fatty acids,... Read More

Hemorrhage

Definition noun The escape of blood from the vessels within or from the body; bleeding verb To bleed... Read More

Oedema

Definition noun, plural: oedemas or oedemata The excessive accumulation of fluid, such as in the intercellular tissue... Read More

Exudate

Definition noun, plural: exudates A fluid containing solutes, proteins, cells, or cellular debris discharged into nearby... Read More

Epithelium

An epithelium is a type of animal tissue made up of densely packed cells (called epithelial cells) that rest on a basement... Read More

Pleura

pleura (Science: anatomy) The serous membranes covering the lungs (visceral pleura) and lining the inner aspect of the... Read More

Pericardium

pericardium (Science: anatomy) A double membranous sac which envelops and protects the heart. The layer in contact with the... Read More

Mucous gland

mucous gland (Science: anatomy) A type of merocrine gland that produces a thick (mucopolysaccharide rich) secretion as... Read More

Peritonitis

Definition noun, plural: peritonites (pathology) The inflammation of the peritoneum Supplement Peritonitis pertains to the... Read More

Endothelium

Endothelium (Science: pathology) The layer of epithelial cells that lines the cavities of the heart and of the blood and... Read More

Concatos disease

Concatos disease --> polyserositis chronic inflammation with effusions in several serous cavities resulting in fibrous... Read More

Fagopyrism

Fagopyrism photosensitization, mainly in cattle and sheep, caused by ingestion of buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum) and... Read More

Discharge

Discharge 1. To relieve of a charge, load, or burden; to empty of a load or cargo; to unburden; to unload; as, to discharge... Read More