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Saltos de línea: ca|se¦ous
Pronunciación: /ˈkeɪsɪəs

Definición de caseous en inglés:


Characterized by caseation.
Example sentences
  • They showed that these drugs penetrated throughout lesions and caseous matter in concentrations adequate for bacteriostasis.
  • Histologically these lesions contain caseous necrosis and will eventually be absorbed or become calcified.
  • The first is a population of actively growing bacilli present in liquefied caseous material of the tuberculous lesion and the lining of the walls of pulmonary cavities.


mid 17th century: from Latin caseus 'cheese' + -ous.

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