incrustation

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noun in·crus·ta·tion \ ˌin-ˌkrə-ˈstā-shən \
variants: or less commonly play \ˌin-ˌkrə-ˈstā-shən ˌen-\

Definition of incrustation

1 a :a crust or hard coating
b :a growth or accumulation (as of habits, opinions, or customs) resembling a crust
2 :the act of encrusting :the state of being encrusted
3 a :overlay a
b :inlay

Origin and Etymology of incrustation

Latin incrustation-, incrustatio, from incrustare to encrust


Medical Dictionary

incrustation

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noun in·crus·ta·tion \ ˌin-ˌkrəs-ˈtā-shən \
variants: or encrustation play \ˌen-\

medical Definition of incrustation

1 :the act of encrusting :the state of being encrusted
2 :a crust or hard coating

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