mac·​er·​a·​tion ˌmas-ə-ˈrā-shən How to pronounce maceration (audio)
: an act or the process of macerating something
especially : the extraction of a drug by allowing it to stand in contact with a solvent
: the condition of being macerated
the fetus was recovered in an advanced state of maceration

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“Maceration.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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