caseation definition

  • noun:
    • Necrotic deterioration of physical muscle into a soft, cheeselike substance.
    • A necrotic deterioration of structure to a cheese-like condition
    • A degeneration of animal tissue into a cheesy or curdy size.
    • The coagulation of milk.
    • In pathology, transformation into a dull cheese-like size, like in pus, tubercle, etc.

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