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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Inflammation of a serous membrane.

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  • n. inflammation of the serous membrane

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Inflammation of a serous membrane.

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  • At least half of all SLE patients have serositis, the painful inflammation of the delicate linings covering the lungs, heart, or the abdominal cavity.

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  • Other manifestations include arthralgia, serositis and involvement of the kidneys and lungs. 3 Table

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