|1.||to make or become hard or callous|
|2.||to make or become hardy|
|3.||hardened, callous, or unfeeling|
|[C16: from Latin indūrāre to make hard; see |
induration in·du·ra·tion (ĭn'də-rā'shən, -dyə-)
The hardening of a normally soft tissue or organ, especially the skin, because of inflammation, infiltration of a neoplasm, or an accumulation of blood.
A focus or region of abnormally hardened tissue.
indurative in·du·ra·tive (ĭn'də-rā'tĭv, -dyə-)
Relating to, causing, or characterized by induration.