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Webster 1913 Edition


Caseous

Ca′se-ous

,
Adj.
[L.
caseus
. Cf.
Casein
.]
Of, pertaining to, or resembling, cheese; having the qualities of cheese; cheesy.
Caseous degeneration
,
a morbid process, in scrofulous or consumptive persons, in which the products of inflammation are converted into a cheesy substance which is neither absorbed nor organized.

Webster 1828 Edition


Caseous

CASEOUS

,
Adj.
Like cheese; having the qualities of cheese.

Definition 2023


caseous

caseous

English

Adjective

caseous (comparative more caseous, superlative most caseous)

  1. Resembling cheese.

Derived terms

  • caseous degeneration