The softening of a solid by soaking.
(Science: pathology) The softening of a tissue by soaking, especially in acids, until the connective tissue fibres are so dissolved that the tissue components can be teased apart. in obstetrics, the degenerative changes with discolouration and softening of tissues and eventual disintegration, of a foetus retained in the uterus after its death.
Origin: L. Maceratio
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... group was divided into six subgroups. Four subgroups were for treatment, the rest two subgroups were for controls. Seahorse was extracted using maceration method and was dissolved into distilled water to get final dose 100; 150; 200; 250 mg/kg BW. Extract was administered orally 0.5 mL/day for ...
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