Definitions for indurationˌɪn dʊˈreɪ ʃən, -dyʊ-

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  1. sclerosis, induration(noun)

    any pathological hardening or thickening of tissue

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  1. induration(Noun)

    Hardness.

  2. induration(Noun)

    Process of becoming hard.

  3. induration(Noun)

    (Hardening of an area of the body as a reaction to inflammation, hyperemia, or neoplastic infiltration.

  4. induration(Noun)

    An area or part of the body that has undergone such a reaction. Most often this term is used to describe dermatologic findings.

  5. Origin: Via French from Latin indurare ‘make hard’, from in- + durus ‘hard’.

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  1. Induration(noun)

    the act of hardening, or the process of growing hard

  2. Induration(noun)

    state of being indurated, or of having become hard

  3. Induration(noun)

    hardness of character, manner, sensibility, etc.; obduracy; stiffness; want of pliancy or feeling

  4. Origin: [Cf. F. induration, L. induratio hardness of heart.]


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