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carnification

[ kahr-nuh-fi-key-shuhn ]
/ ˌkɑr nə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən /
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noun Pathology.
the conversion of tissue into flesh or a fleshlike substance, as of lung tissue into fibrous tissue as a result of pneumonia.
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Origin of carnification

First recorded in 1725–35; carni(fy) + -fication

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