American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Resembling cheese.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to cheese; resembling or having the qualities of cheese.
- adj. Resembling cheese
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, cheese; having the qualities of cheese; cheesy.
- adj. of damaged or necrotic tissue; cheeselike.
- From Latin cāseus, cheese. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“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.”
“Introduce the sputum or other material (e.g. milk deposit and cream; pus; minced gland or other organ; caseous material; broken down foci, etc.) into a sterile tube and then add an equal volume of antiformin.”
“The caseous material of canker is also present, as is a disposition to hypertrophy of the exposed sensitive structures.”
“Portions of this loose horn removed reveal beneath it a caseous foetid matter, easily removed by scraping (the perverted secretion of the keratogenous membrane).”
“But if he offer to sell me a ton of this lunar cheese, I call on him to prove the truth of the caseous nature of our satellite, before”
“After the caseous portion has coagulated (curdled) it is filtered as before, and in this case, too, the product is a fine, clear vinegar.”
“Frequently the caseous clots are not to be seen, and the stool has a clammy look reminding one of glazier's putty, while the color varies from dirty white to pale grayish yellow.”
“Old milk left in the receptacle of the teat soon changes into a curdy state, and the caseous matter not being at once removed by the next milking, is apt to irritate the lining membrane of the teat during the operation, especially when the teat is forcibly rubbed down between the finger and thumb in stripping.”
Cattle and Their Diseases Embracing Their History and Breeds, Crossing and Breeding, And Feeding and Management; With the Diseases to which They are Subject, And The Remedies Best Adapted to their Cure
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