Serosity
Serosity Se*ros"i*ty, n. [Cf. F. serosit['e]. See {Serous}.] 1. The quality or state of being serous. [1913 Webster]

2. (Physiol.) A thin watery animal fluid, as synovial fluid and pericardial fluid. [1913 Webster]


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