carnification

noun
car·​ni·​fi·​ca·​tion | \ ˌkär-nə-fə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce carnification (audio) \

Medical Definition of carnification

: the process by which lung tissue becomes converted into fibrous tissue as a result of unresolved pneumonia

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“Carnification.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/carnification. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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