incrassation

incrassate

[v. in-kras-eyt; adj. in-kras-it, -eyt]
verb (used with object), incrassated, incrassating.
1.
Pharmacology. to make (a liquid) thicker by addition of another substance or by evaporation.
adjective
2.
Also, incrassated. Botany, Entomology. thickened or swollen.

Origin:
1595–1605; < Late Latin incrassātus past participle of incrassāre to fatten, make thick. See in-2, crass, -ate1

incrassation, noun
incrassative, adjective
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incrassate
 
adj
1.  biology thickened or swollen: incrassate cell walls
2.  obsolete fattened or swollen
 
vb
3.  obsolete to make or become thicker
 
[C17: from Late Latin incrassāre, from Latin crassus thick, dense]
 
incras'sation
 
n

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