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Meaning of MACERATION

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  extreme leanness (usually caused by starvation or disease)
  2. [n]  softening due to soaking or steeping
 

MACERATION is a 10 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: bonyness, emaciation, gauntness
 
 See Also: leanness, softening, thinness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mac`er*a"tion\, n. [L. maceratio: cf. F.
mac['e]ration.]
The act or process of macerating.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Softening of tissue by soaking.
 

 

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