hepatization

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hepatization

(ˌhɛpətaɪˈzeɪʃən) or

hepatisation

n
(Pathology) pathol the transformation of tissue into a liver-like substance, esp of the lungs in pneumonia
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The first doctor agreed that heart failure was not the correct post-mortem diagnosis since the lung hepatisation and bleeding under the skin and on the surfaces of internal organs had not been explained.
In some cases, lungs depicted areas of grey to black hepatisation and abscessation (Fig.1) and affected lung areas were dark red to purple and firm (Fig.1).