caseous

caseous

[key-see-uhs]
adjective
of or like cheese.

Origin:
1655–65; < Latin cāse(us) cheese + -ous

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caseous (ˈkeɪsɪəs)
 
adj
of or like cheese
 
[C17: from Latin cāseuscheese1]

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caseous ca·se·ous (kā'sē-əs)
adj.
Of, relating to, or having the gross and microscopic features of tissue affected by caseation.

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