car·​ni·​fi·​ca·​tion ˌkär-nə-fə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce carnification (audio)
: the process by which lung tissue becomes converted into fibrous tissue as a result of unresolved pneumonia

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“Carnification.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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