Medical Dictionary

hepatization

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noun hep·a·ti·za·tion \ˌhep-ət-ə-ˈzā-shən\

Medical Definition of hepatization

  1. :  conversion of tissue (as of the lungs in pneumonia) into a substance which resembles liver tissue and may become solidified

hepatized

\ˈhep-ə-ˌtīzd\play adjective

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