caseation

noun
ca·se·ation | \ˌkā-sē-ˈā-shən \

Definition of caseation 

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

Other Words from caseation

caseate \ˈkā-sē-ˌāt \ intransitive verb

First Known Use of caseation

1868, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for caseation

Latin caseus cheese

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caseation

noun
ca·se·ation | \ˌkā-sē-ˈā-shən \

Medical Definition of caseation 

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

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