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colliquation in Medicine

colliquation col·li·qua·tion (kŏl'ĭ-kwā'shən)

  1. Excessive discharge of fluid.

  2. Softening of tissue.

  3. Degeneration of tissue to a liquid state.

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  • Fire is the cause of induration, but respective to clay; fire is the cause of colliquation, but respective to wax.

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