serous membrane

serous membrane (plural serous membranes)

  1. (anatomy) A thin membrane that secretes serum lining an internal body cavity, such as the peritoneum, the pericardium, and the pleura.
Synonyms Translations
  • French: membrane séreuse, séreuse
  • German: Tunica serosa
  • Russian: серо́зная оболо́чка

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