- the precipitation of casein to form cheese
- Med. a degenerative process in which tissue changes into a dry, cheeselike substance, characteristically associated with tuberculosis
Origin of caseationfrom Classical Latin caseatus, mixed with cheese from caseus, cheese + -ation
Necrotic degeneration of bodily tissue into a soft, cheeselike substance.
Origin of caseationFrom Latin cāseus cheese