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Consolidation

Consolidation
Solidification into a firm dense mass; applied especially to inflammatory induration of a normally aerated lung due to the presence of cellular exudate in the pulmonary alveoli.
Origin: L. Consolido, to make thick, condense, fr. Solidus, solid


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