Induration

What is Induration?

Induration definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun

the act of indurating.
the state of being indurated.
Geology.

  1. lithification.
  2. hardening of rock by heat or pressure.
Pathology.

  1. a hardening of an area of the body as a reaction to inflammation, hyperemia, or neoplastic infiltration.
  2. an area or part of the body that has undergone such a reaction.