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ˈkeɪ si əscaseous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. caseousadjective

    of damaged or necrotic tissue; cheeselike


  1. caseousadjective

    Resembling cheese

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Caseousadjective

    Resembling cheese; cheesy.

    Etymology: caseus, Lat.

    Its fibrous parts are from the caseous parts of the chyle. John Floyer, on Humours.


  1. caseous

    Caseous necrosis or caseous degeneration () is a unique form of cell death in which the tissue maintains a cheese-like appearance. It is also a distinctive form of coagulative necrosis. The dead tissue appears as a soft and white proteinaceous dead cell mass.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Caseousadjective

    of, pertaining to, or resembling, cheese; having the qualities of cheese; cheesy

  2. Etymology: [L. caseus. Cf. Casein.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of caseous in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of caseous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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