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in·du·ra·tion

 (ĭn′də-rā′shən, -dyə-)
n.
1. The quality or condition of being hardened.
2. The act or process of becoming hardened.
3. The hardening of a normally soft tissue or organ, especially the skin, due to inflammation, infiltration of a neoplasm, or accumulation of blood.
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in•du•ra•tion

(ˌɪn dʊˈreɪ ʃən, -dyʊ-)

n.
1. the act of indurating.
2. the state of being indurated.
3.
b. hardening of rock by heat or pressure.
4. an abnormal hardening of an area of the body.
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induration

1. the process of hardening or being hardened.
2. a hardened mass. — indurative, adj.
See also: Processes
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.induration - any pathological hardening or thickening of tissue
disseminated multiple sclerosis, disseminated sclerosis, MS, multiple sclerosis - a chronic progressive nervous disorder involving loss of myelin sheath around certain nerve fibers
ALS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Lou Gehrig's disease - thickening of tissue in the motor tracts of the lateral columns and anterior horns of the spinal cord; results in progressive muscle atrophy that starts in the limbs
arteriolosclerosis - sclerosis of the arterioles
osteosclerosis - abnormal hardening or eburnation of bone
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
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Translations

in·du·ra·tion

n. induración, endurecimiento que puede suceder en tejidos blandos como en el tejido de las membranas mucosas.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

induration

n (lesion) induración f, (skin) endurecimiento
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