encrustation

noun en·crus·ta·tion \ˌin-ˌkrə-ˈstā-shən ˌen-\

less common variant of

  1. 1a :  a crust or hard coatingb :  a growth or accumulation (as of habits, opinions, or customs) resembling a crust

  2. 2 :  the act of encrusting :  the state of being encrusted

  3. 3a :  overlay ab :  inlay


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en·crus·ta·tion \(ˌ)in-ˌkrəs-ˈtā-shən, ˌen-\

Medical Definition of encrustation

variant of incrustation

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