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Word of the Day 06/24/20 Caseous

Caseous (adjective)
caseous [ key-see-uh s ]


adjective
1. of or like cheese.

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

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR CASEOUS
Caseous particles containing immense numbers of the bacilli are common.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSIS|JAMES CAMPBELL TODD

Its most abundant principles are cream, caseous matter or curd, and whey.
THE AMERICAN REFORMED CATTLE DOCTOR|GEORGE DADD

Examine material from any caseous glands microscopically and inoculate freely on to Dorset's egg medium.
THE ELEMENTS OF BACTERIOLOGICAL TECHNIQUE|JOHN WILLIAM HENRY EYRE

On examination at the operation, a firmly adherent prepuce and a large roll of caseous matter was found just back of the corona.
HISTORY OF CIRCUMCISION FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES TO THE PRESENT|PETER CHARLES REMONDINO

This substance is butter, held suspended in the milk by means of the caseous matter and whey, with which it is intimately blended.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINES|ANDREW URE

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