caseation

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noun ca·se·ation \ˌkā-sē-ˈā-shən\

Definition of caseation

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

caseate

play \ˈkā-sē-ˌāt\ intransitive verb

Origin and Etymology of caseation

Latin caseus cheese


First Known Use: 1868


Medical Dictionary

caseation

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noun ca·se·ation \ˌkā-sē-ˈā-shən\

Medical Definition of caseation

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


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