By maceration in water, the skin is then made to swell, and the pits become prominent over the surface which had been shaved.
He prayed, fasted, went through a course of maceration of the body.
The maceration is known to be complete when the grain may be easily transfixed with a needle, and is swollen to its full size.
Fleshy coverings of hard and bony seeds may be removed by maceration.
The maceration of different portions of the skeleton is produced by water.
We obtained them in enormous abundance in a maceration of fish.
Skeleton-making by maceration in cold water is, perhaps, one of the most sickening operations.
For the production of the huile and pomade they are treated by maceration.
Munich yeast on the other hand yields, either by maceration or grinding, a liquid giving as much as 152g.
They are treated by maceration and enfleurage, chiefly the latter.
maceration mac·er·a·tion (mās'ə-rā'shən)
Softening by soaking in a liquid.
Softening of the tissues after death by autolysis, especially of a stillborn fetus.