- hardening of rock by heat or pressure.
- a hardening of an area of the body as a reaction to inflammation, hyperemia, or neoplastic infiltration.
- an area or part of the body that has undergone such a reaction.
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Origin of induration
OTHER WORDS FROM indurationin·du·ra·tive, adjectivenon·in·du·ra·tive, adjectiveun·in·du·ra·tive, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for induration
This is especially valuable when the disease is protracted and induration threatens.Special Report on Diseases of Cattle|U.S. Department of Agriculture
This induration and a chronic pharyngeal and nasal catarrh are very serious matters in many instances.
The induration of the surrounding parts must be got rid of before contraction of the sore is possible.Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
It was attempted to relieve this induration by emollient fomentations.Four Years in France|Henry Digby Beste
Obstructions, jaundice, dropsy, induration of the spleen will follow.