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Wordnet 3.0


1. of or producing or containing serum;
- Example: "a serous exudate"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Serous \Se"rous\, a. [Cf. F. s['e]reux. See Serum.] (Physiol.) (a) Thin; watery; like serum; as, the serous fluids. (b) Of or pertaining to serum; as, the serous glands, membranes, layers. See Serum. [1913 Webster] Serous membrane. (Anat.) See under Membrane. [1913 Webster] Serow
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

serous adj 1: of or producing or containing serum; "a serous exudate"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

33 Moby Thesaurus words for "serous": bloody, chylifactive, chylifactory, chylific, excretory, humoral, ichorous, lachrymal, lachrymose, lacrimatory, lactational, lacteal, lacteous, phlegmy, purulent, pussy, rheumy, salivant, salivary, salivous, sanious, secretional, secretive, secretory, seminal, sialagogic, spermatic, suppurated, suppurating, suppurative, tearlike, watering, watery