Definition of inspissation in English:

inspissation

noun

  • See inspissate

    • ‘Concentrations of streptomycin (before inspissation) in the test medium for the test strain were 8, 16, 32, 64, and 128 g/ml, while for H37Rv concentrations were 2, 4, 8, and 16 g/ml.’
    • ‘In this particular case, it seems that inspissation of tube feedings may have resulted in direct pressure on the mucosa of the small bowel wall.’
    • ‘For pyrazinamide, the medium was acidified by adding IN HCl to the medium before inspissation until the pH was 4.850.05.’
    • ‘The impermeable, invisible barrier seeps between people, flowing between them so gradually that they do not notice until its inspissation is undeniable and no community is possible between them.’

Pronunciation

inspissation

/ɪnspɪˈseɪʃ(ə)n/