Inspissate In*spis"sate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inspissated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inspissating}.] [L. inspissatus, p. p. of inspissare to thicken; pref. in- + spissare to thicken, fr. spissus thick.] To thicken or bring to greater consistence, as fluids by evaporation. [1913 Webster]

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  • inspissated — in·spis·sat·ed in spis .āt əd, in(t) spə .sāt adj thick or thickened in consistency <blocked with inspissated bile> <the inspissated juices of an aloe> in·spis·sa·tion .in(t) spə sā shən, (.)in .spis ā n * * * adj. (of secretions, etc …   Medical dictionary

  • inspissated — adjective Date: 1655 thickened in consistency; broadly made or having become thick, heavy, or intense …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • inspissated — adjective thickened or dried by evaporation See Also: inspissation …   Wiktionary

  • inspissated — adj. thickened, made thickv. make thick, thicken; become thick …   English contemporary dictionary

  • inspissated — adjective thicken or congeal. → inspissate …   English new terms dictionary

  • inspissated — in·spis·sat·ed …   English syllables

  • inspissated — adj. (of secretions, etc.) thickened or dried by evaporation or dehydration …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • inspissated — adjective see inspissate I …   Useful english dictionary

  • inspissated cerumen — dried earwax in the external canal of the ear …   Medical dictionary

  • inspissated bile syndrome — biliary obstruction caused by plugging of the outflow tract …   Medical dictionary

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