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hepatization

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

medical Definition of hepatization

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

hepatized

play \ˈhep-ə-ˌtīzd\ adjective

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