Induration meaning

ĭndə-rāshən, -dyə-
The quality or condition of being hardened.
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The act or process of becoming hardened.
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The hardening of a normally soft tissue or organ, especially the skin, due to inflammation, infiltration of a neoplasm, or accumulation of blood.
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The quality or condition of being hardened.
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The act or process of becoming hardened.
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The hardening of a normally soft tissue or organ, especially the skin, due to inflammation, infiltration of a neoplasm, or accumulation of blood.
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Process of becoming hard.
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(medicine) Hardening of an area of the body as a reaction to inflammation, hyperemia, or neoplastic infiltration.
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(medicine) An area or part of the body that has undergone such a reaction. Most often this term is used to describe dermatologic findings.
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Origin of induration

  • From Old French induracion (“hardness, obstinacy"), from Medieval Latin induratiō

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