[ kŏl′ĭ-kwā′shən ]
Excessive discharge of fluid.
Softening of tissue.
Degeneration of tissue to a liquid state.
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Examples from the Web for colliquation
Fire is the cause of induration, but respective to clay; fire is the cause of colliquation, but respective to wax.The Advancement of Learning|Francis Bacon