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carnification

[kahr-nuh-fi-key-shuh n] /ˌkɑr nə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/
noun, Pathology.
1.
the conversion of tissue into flesh or a fleshlike substance, as of lung tissue into fibrous tissue as a result of pneumonia.
Origin of carnification
1725-1735
First recorded in 1725-35; carni(fy) + -fication
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