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vb, -fies, -fying or -fied
(Pathology) (intr) pathol (esp of lung tissue, as the result of pneumonia) to be altered so as to resemble skeletal muscle
[C17: from Latin carō flesh + facere to make]
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Past participle: carnified
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|Verb||1.||carnify - become muscular or fleshy|
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