macerated

adjective

Medical Definition of macerated

of a dead fetus
: having undergone reddening, loss of skin, and distortion of the features during retention in the uterus two years later a 10 inch macerated fetus … was deliveredJournal of the American Medical Association

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“Macerated.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/macerated. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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