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Anserous
Anserous An"ser*ous, a. [L. anser a goose.] Resembling a goose; silly; simple. --Sydney Smith.
Subserous
Subserous Sub*se"rous, a. (Anat.) Situated under a serous membrane.

Meaning of Serous from wikipedia

- In physiology, the term serous fluid or serosal fluid (originating from the Medieval Latin word serosus, from Latin serum) is any of various body fluids...
- serous membrane (or serosa) is a smooth tissue membrane of mesothelium lining the contents and inside wall of body cavities, which secrete serous fluid...
- connective tissue (fibrous pericardium), and an inner layer made of serous membrane (serous pericardium). It encloses the pericardial cavity, which contains...
- Central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC or CSCR), also known as central serous retinopathy (CSR), is an eye disease that causes visual impairment, often...
- Serous glands secrete serous fluid. They contain serous acini, a grouping of serous cells that secrete serous fluid, isotonic with blood plasma, that...
- Serous demilunes, also known as Crescents of Giannuzzi or Demilunes of Heidenhain, are cellular formations in the shape of a half-moon (hence the name...
- Serous tumours are part of the surface epithelial-stromal tumour group of ovarian tumors, which derive from Mullerian epithelium. They are common neoplasms...
- salivary glands. Salivary glands can be classified as serous, mucous, or seromucous (mixed). In serous secretions, the main type of protein secreted is alpha-amylase...
- Ovarian serous cystadenoma, also (less precisely) known as serous cystadenoma, is the most common ovarian neoplasm, representing 20% of ovarian neoplasms...
- have a serous carcinoma, though this proportion is estimated as high as 80%. Low-grade serous carcinoma is less aggressive than high-grade serous carcinomas...