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caseation

[key-see-ey-shuh n] /ˌkeɪ siˈeɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
Pathology. transformation of tissue into a soft cheeselike mass, as in tuberculosis.
2.
Biochemistry. the formation of cheese from casein during the coagulation of milk.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; caseate + -ion
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British Dictionary definitions for caseation

caseation

/ˌkeɪsɪˈeɪʃən/
noun
1.
the formation of cheese from casein during the coagulation of milk
2.
(pathol) the degeneration of dead tissue into a soft cheeselike mass
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caseation in Medicine

caseation ca·se·a·tion (kā'sē-ā'shən)
n.
Necrotic degeneration of bodily tissue into a soft, cheeselike substance.

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