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serositis

Line breaks: sero|sitis
Pronunciation: /ˌsɪrəˈsʌɪtɪs
 
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Definition of serositis in English:

noun

[mass noun] Medicine
Inflammation of a serous membrane.
Example sentences
  • Common manifestations of drug-induced LE include arthritis, serositis, and rashes.
  • Ascites with low SAAG may be seen in patients with connective tissue diseases due to serositis in the absence of portal hypertension.
  • Retrospective analysis revealed E bieneusi proliferative serositis in 7 of 16 cases of peritonitis of unknown origin, suggesting that the organism may represent a common cause of peritonitis in the immunocompromised host.

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