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Inspissation

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


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... rendered those methods relatively safe and traditional. Dentists often did not do more than wash instruments in soap and water. The method of 'inspissation' came into use after the turn of the 20th century. A culture medium would be heated to boiling and then held at room temperature or even ...

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