Medical Dictionary

maceration

noun mac·er·a·tion \ˌmas-ə-ˈrā-shən\

Medical Definition of MACERATION

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

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