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Definition of "caseous" [ca•se•ous]

  • Resembling cheese. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "caseous" in a sentence
  • "In fact, I remember from my pathology course that "caseous" - meaning cheese-like - is a genuine medical term describing tissue filled with pus."
  • "Mtb, and is necessary for granuloma formation, it does cause immunopathology such as caseous necrosis"
  • "Examine material from any caseous glands microscopically and inoculate freely on to Dorset's egg medium."
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