\mˌasəɹˈe͡ɪʃən], \mˌasəɹˈeɪʃən], \m_ˌa_s_ə_ɹ_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]\
Definitions of MACERATION
- 2006 - WordNet 3.0
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- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
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By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William R. Warner
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
The act of wasting or making lean; mortification; corporal hardship; the process or operation of softening or extracting the soluble portion of anything by steeping in a cold liquid, as water. Note-Infusion is performed by pouring a hot liquid over a substance, as tea; decoction, by boiling a substance in a liquid.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
In pharmacy, the soaking of a substance in a liquid in order to separate the soluble parts. In anatomy, the more or less prolonged immersion of tissues in a liquid for the purpose of dissolving certain principles and modifying their consistence, in order to facilitate their isolation from other parts and render them capable of more minute examination. In obstetrics, the partial dissolving of the fetus in utero (or, in the case of a very young fetus, its entire solution), first manifested by the epidermis becoming loosened, with the formation of blebs.
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
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