inspissation

  1. the process of thickening by dehydration
  2. the act of thickening

Inspissation

Inspissation is the process of thickening by dehydration. ==Intentional use== Inspissation is the process used when heating high-protein containing media; for example to enable recovery of bacteria for testing. Once inspissation has occurred, any stained bacteria, such as Mycobacteria, can then be isolated. A Serum inspissation or Fractional steri...
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Inspissation

• (n.) The act or the process of inspissating, or thickening a fluid substance, as by evaporation; also, the state of being so thickened.
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inspissation

1. The act of thickening or condensing, as by evaporation or absorption of fluid. ... 2. An increased thickening or diminished fluidity. ... Origin: L. In, intensive, + spisso, pp. -atus, to thicken ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Inspissation

In`spis·sa'tion noun The act or the process of inspissating, or thickening a fluid substance, as by evaporation; also, the state of being so thickened.
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inspissation

Type: Term Pronunciation: in′spi-sā′shŭn Definitions: 1. The act of thickening or condensing, as by evaporation or absorption of fluid. 2. An increased thickening or diminished fluidity.
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inspissation

[n] - the process of thickening by dehydration
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