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Definition of the noun caseation

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noun - plural: caseations

  1. [pathology] A necrotic degeneration of tissue to a cheese-like condition

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Google previewMR Imaging and Spectroscopy of Central Nervous System Infection (2007)

by Rakesh K. Gupta, Robert B. Lufkin

Tissue destruction leading to caseation is a particular feature of tuberculosis and is rarely found in other immunologic and nonimmunologic granulomas. Caseation is a cheeselike necrosis and is composed of necrosed tissue, inflammatory ...

Google previewConcise Oral Pathology (2017)

by K Manjunath

Caseation is a form of coagulation necrosis in which the tissue is converted into a cheesy mass consisting mainly of coagulation proteins, fats and water. • Liquefaction necrosis occurs when the proteolytic enzymes convert the tissue into ...

Google previewTextbook of Oral Medicine (2014)

by Anil Govindrao Ghom, Savita Anil (Lodam) Ghom

Caseation is a form of coagulation necrosis in which the tissue is converted into a cheesy mass consisting chiefly of coagulated proteins, ...

Google previewSignificance of antigen and epitope specificity in tuberculosis (2014)

by Juraj Ivanyi, Tom H.M. Ottenhoff

Destructive caseation is an essential feature of post-primary disease and much has been made of the difference between apoptotic and necrotic cell death as the pathogenetic mechanism (1). HIV infection has shown that CD4+ T cells are ...

Google previewBlack’s Medical Dictionary (2017)

by Harvey Marcovitch

Caseation. A process which takes place in the tissues in TUBERCULOSIS and some other chronic diseases. The central part of a diseased area, instead of changing into pus and so forming an ABSCESS, changes to a firm cheese-like mass ...

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

caseation. n. the breakdown of diseased tissue into a dry cheeselike mass: a type of *necrosis associated with tubercular lesions. case. control. study. comparison of a group of people with a disease or condition and a control group of people ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Microbiology (2008)

by Sunil Patel

Caryophyllaceae Caseation necrosis Caseous lesion Caspases Cassical complement pathway Casual carrier CAT CAT Catabolism Catabolite repression Plant family commonly known as the pinks because the flower petals have lagged ...

Google previewPocket Medical Dictionary (1999)

by B. Jain Publishers Staff

Caseation, ka-ze-a'-shun. Transformation into a cheesy mass.

Google previewThe International Encyclopaedia of Surgery (1884)

A Systematic Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Surgery by John Ashhurst

In a few of these cases, post-mortern appearances would seem to indicate that caseation of the contents of a former brain-abscess had taken place, and that recovery by partial or complete absorption was therefore possible. Such an ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Practical Medicine (1890)

by Sir James Kingston Fowler

According to the view here adopted, phthisis is a local tuberculosis of the lungs accompanied by inflammatory changes, the resulting morbid products tending either to caseation and softening or to fibrosis. Initial Lesion.—The first effect of the ...

Google previewFlint's Condensed Complete Encyclopedia of Medicine and Surgery (1892)

According to the view here adopted, phthisis is a local tuberculosis of the lungs accompanied by inflammatory changes, the resulting morbid products tending either to caseation and softening or to fibrosis. Initial Lesion. — The first effect of the ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

caseation/kā′sē·ā′′shən/ [L, caseus, cheese], a form of tissue necrosis in which the cellular outline is lost and the appearance is that of crumbly or liquefied cheese. It is typical of tuberculosis. −caseate, v.

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

caseation /kā′sē·ā′′shən/ [L, caseus, cheese], a form of tissue necrosis in which the cellular outline is lost and the appearance is that of crumbly or liquefied cheese. It is typical of tuberculosis. See also caseous.

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