inspissation


inspissation
1. The act of thickening or condensing, as by evaporation or absorption of fluid. 2. An increased thickening or diminished fluidity. [L. in, intensive, + spisso, pp. -atus, to thicken]

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in·spis·sa·tion (in″spis-aґshən) [L. inspissatio] 1. the act or process of rendering dry or thick by the evaporation of readily vaporizable parts. 2. the condition of being rendered less thin by evaporation.

Medical dictionary. 2011.