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inspissated

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adjective in·spis·sat·ed \in-ˈspi-ˌsā-təd, ˈin(t)-spə-ˌsā-\

Definition of inspissated

  1. :  thickened in consistency; broadly :  made or having become thick, heavy, or intense



1655

First Known Use of inspissated

1655


Medical Dictionary

inspissated

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adjective in·spis·sat·ed \in-ˈspis-ˌāt-əd, ˈin(t)-spə-ˌsāt-\

Medical Definition of inspissated

  1. :  thick or thickened in consistency <blocked with inspissated bile> <the inspissated juices of an aloe>

inspissation

\ˌin(t)-spə-ˈsā-shən, (ˌ)in-ˌspis-ˈā-\play noun



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