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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An autopsy revealed extensive pulmonary KS with hepatization of the lung and near obliteration of the normal alveolar architecture with copious mucin and cellular debris within the airways (Figures 6, 7, and 8).
Moreover, in order to classify histologic results of animals' lungs we used a classification of severity of lung infection based on the classical description of pneumonia stages [11] where + means normal, ++ means congestion, +++ means consolidation, ++++ means grey hepatization, and +++++ means resolution.
Samples collected according to [14], three hundred pneumonic sheep lungs samples which showed congestion, emphysematous lesion and hepatization were collected from sheep in slaughter houses in Al Diwaniyah governorate of Iraq.