Translation of serous in Spanish:


seroso, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈsɪrəs//ˈsɪərəs/


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    • The presence of small lymphocytes in serous cavity fluid can pose great difficulty in the differentiation between a low-grade lymphoproliferative disorder and reactive lymphocytosis.
    • The submandibular glands produce a mixture of serous and mucous saliva.
    • Liquefied vitreous, serous fluid, or blood may collect in the subretinal space between the sensory retina and the underlying layer of retinal pigment epithelium.
    • Collection of pooled blood or serous fluid is an additional risk for obese patients.
    • There is a disproportionate reduction of serous acini of the submucosal glands, which contain lysozyme, lactoferrin, and an antiprotease of small molecular weight.