serous

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From French séreux, from Latin serosus, from serum.

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serous (comparative more serous, superlative most serous)

  1. (medicine) Containing, secreting, or resembling serum; watery; a fluid or discharge that is pale yellow and transparent, usually representing something of a benign nature. (This contrasts with the term sanguine, which means blood-tinged and usually harmful.)

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