colliquation

[ kŏl′ĭ-kwāshən ]

n.

Excessive discharge of fluid.
Softening of tissue.
Degeneration of tissue to a liquid state.

Nearby words

  1. collins, wilkie,
  2. collins, william,
  3. collinsia,
  4. collinsville,
  5. collip,
  6. colliquative,
  7. colliquative necrosis,
  8. collision,
  9. collision course,
  10. collision density


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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.