Definitions for indurationˌɪn dʊˈreɪ ʃən, -dyʊ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•du•ra•tionˌɪn dʊˈreɪ ʃən, -dyʊ-(n.)

  1. the act of indurating.

  2. the state of being indurated.

  3. hardening of rock by heat or pressure.

    Category: Geology

    Ref: lithification.

  4. an abnormal hardening of an area of the body.

    Category: Pathology

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sclerosis, induration(noun)

    any pathological hardening or thickening of tissue


  1. induration(Noun)


  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’.

Webster Dictionary

  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


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