Medical Dictionary

induration

noun in·du·ra·tion \ˌin-d(y)ə-ˈrā-shən\

Medical Definition of INDURATION

1
:  an increase in the fibrous elements in tissue commonly associated with inflammation and marked by loss of elasticity and pliability :  sclerosis
2
:  a hardened mass or formation
April 28, 2015
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