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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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(3) "Closed" refers to a gastrointestinal tract case in which the lymph nodes had not caseated and there was no perceived contact with the outside of the body cavity, as there would be a with a known respiratory (open) infection involving the lungs.
In most of the cases affected teats had become hard, red, painful with watery, clotted curdled to caseated milk came out from affected teats.