Definition of serosa in English:

serosa

Syllabification: se·ro·sa
Pronunciation: /səˈrōsə
 
/

noun

Physiology
The tissue of a serous membrane.
More example sentences
  • Multiple smaller polypoid masses, ranging from 0.2 to 1.1 cm, were present in the mucosa, submucosa, and serosa of the surrounding duodenum.
  • Scattered apoptosis and proliferation in the injured epithelium, lamina propria and serosa accompany the peak inflammatory cell infiltration on day 7.
  • A portion of the cystic mass showed benign bladder smooth muscle and serosa focally adhered to the outer cyst wall.

Origin

modern Latin, feminine of medieval Latin serosus 'serous'.

Derivatives

serosal

adjective
More example sentences
  • First a nonspecific inflammation of the mucosa and submucosa is seen followed by widespread superficial ulceration, then muscular and serosal involvement leading to a rigid short colon is seen.
  • It is generally confined to the submucosa, muscularis, and serosal layers, making endoscopic diagnosis difficult.
  • No inflammation was seen in the muscular and serosal layers of the appendix.

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