Definition of Polyserositis

1. Noun. (medicine) Chronic inflammation of the serous membranes ¹



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Medical Definition of Polyserositis

1. Chronic inflammation with effusions in several serous cavities resulting in fibrous thickening of the serosa and constrictive pericarditis. Synonym: Bamberger's disease, Concato's disease, multiple serositis. Origin: poly-+ L. Serum, serum, + G. -itis, inflammation Familial paroxysmal polyserositis, transient recurring attacks of abdominal pain, fever, pleurisy, arthritis, and rash; the condition is asymptomatic between attacks; autosomal recessive inheritance. There is an autosomal dominant recessive in which amyloidosis in common. Synonym: benign paroxysmal peritonitis, familial Mediterranean fever, familial recurrent polyserositis, Mediterranean fever, periodic peritonitis, periodic polyserositis. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Polyserositis

polysemant
polysemantic
polysemantic word
polysemantically
polyseme
polysemes
polysemia
polysemic
polysemies
polysemous
polysemous word
polysemously
polysemousness
polysemy
polysepalous
polyserositis (current term)
polysialic
polysialic acid
polysialic acid O-acetyltransferase
polysialic acid depolymerase
polysilane
polysilanes
polysilicate
polysilicates
polysilicic
polysilicic acid
polysilicon
polysiloxane

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