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consolidation

 [kon-sol″ĭ-da´shun]
1. solidification; the process of becoming solidified or the condition of being solid; said especially of the lung as it fills with exudate in pneumonia.
2. the combination of parts into a whole.

con·sol·i·da·tion

(kon-sol'i-dā'shŭn),
Solidification into a firm dense mass; applied especially to inflammatory induration of a normally aerated lung due to the presence of cellular exudate in the pulmonary alveoli as commonly seen in pneumonia.
[L. consolido, to make thick, condense, fr. solidus, solid]

consolidation

Imaging An ↑ in radiologic density of an air-filled space, due to accumulation of fluid and WBCs, as occurs in the lungs in acute pneumonia. See Hepatization.

con·sol·i·da·tion

(kŏn-sol'i-dā'shŭn)
Solidification into a firm dense mass; applied especially to inflammatory induration of a normally aerated lung due to the presence of cellular exudate in the pulmonary alveoli.
[L. consolido, to make thick, condense, fr. solidus, solid]

consolidation

1. Becoming, or having become, solid, especially in the case of lung tissue affected by LOBAR PNEUMONIA.
2. The conversion of short-term into long-term memory.

Consolidation

A condition in which lung tissue becomes firm and solid rather than elastic and air-filled because it has accumulated fluids and tissue debris.
Mentioned in: Pneumonia
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