caseation


ca·se·ation

noun \ˌkā-sē-ˈā-shən\

Definition of CASEATION

:  necrosis with conversion of damaged tissue into a soft cheesy substance
ca·se·ate \ˈkā-sē-ˌāt\ intransitive verb

Origin of CASEATION

Latin caseus cheese
First Known Use: 1866

ca·se·ation

noun \ˌkā-sē-ˈā-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CASEATION

: necrosis with conversion of damaged tissue into a soft cheesy substance

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