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incrustation

Pronunciation: in'krus-ta'shun

Definition:

  1. Formation of a crust or a scab.
  2. A coating of some adventitious material or an exudate; a scab.

[L. in-crusto, pp. -atus, to incrust, fr. crusta, crust]

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