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Medical Term:

induration

Pronunciation: in'du-ra'shun

Definition:

  1. The process of becoming extremely firm or hard, or having such physical features.
  2. A focus or region of indurated tissue.

Synonym(s): sclerosis1

[L. induratio (see indurated)]

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