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ca·se·ate

(ka'sē-ate),
Process by which tissues in the center of mycobacterial granulomas break down.
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caseate

(kā′sē-āt′)
intr.v. case·ated, case·ating, case·ates
To undergo caseation.
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caseate

(kā′sē-āt) [L. caseus, cheese]
To undergo cheesy degeneration, as in certain necroses.
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