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Medical Dictionary

maceration

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noun mac·er·a·tion \ˌmas-ə-ˈrā-shən\

Medical Definition of maceration

  1. 1:  an act or the process of macerating something; especially :  the extraction of a drug by allowing it to stand in contact with a solvent

  2. 2:  the condition of being macerated <the fetus was recovered in an advanced state of maceration>




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