indurated

adjective

in·​du·​rat·​ed ˈin-də-ˌrā-təd How to pronounce indurated (audio)
-dyə-
: having become firm or hard
indurated tissue
indurated volcanic sediment

Word History

First Known Use

1578, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of indurated was in 1578

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Cite this Entry

“Indurated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/indurated. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

indurated

adjective
in·​du·​rat·​ed
ˈin-d(y)ə-ˌrāt-əd
: having become firm or hard
indurated tissue
indurated clay

Medical Definition

indurated

adjective
in·​du·​rat·​ed ˈin-d(y)ə-ˌrāt-əd How to pronounce indurated (audio)
: having become firm or hard especially by increase of fibrous elements
indurated tissue
an ulcer with an indurated border

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