maceration

Primary Meanings of maceration

1.
n
extreme leanness (usually caused by starvation or disease)
2.
n
softening due to soaking or steeping
Full Definitions of maceration
1

n extreme leanness (usually caused by starvation or disease)

Synonyms:
boniness, bonyness, emaciation, gauntness
Type of:
leanness, spareness, thinness
the property of having little body fat
2

n softening due to soaking or steeping

Type of:
softening
the process of becoming softer

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