Medical Dictionary

maceration

noun mac·er·a·tion \ ˌmas-ə-ˈrā-shən \

medical Definition of maceration

1 : an act or the process of macerating something; especially : the extraction of a drug by allowing it to stand in contact with a solvent
2 : the condition of being macerated
  • the fetus was recovered in an advanced state of maceration

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