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incrustation

 [in″krus-ta´shun]
1. the formation of a crust.
2. a crust, scab, or scale.
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in·crus·ta·tion

(in'krŭs-tā'shŭn),
1. Formation of a crust or a scab.
2. A coating of some adventitious material or an exudate; a scab.
[L. in-crusto, pp. -atus, to incrust, fr. crusta, crust]
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incrustation

(ĭn′krŭ-stā′shən) also

encrustation

(ĕn′-)
n.
1.
a. The act of encrusting.
b. The state of being encrusted.
2. Biology A coating of hardened exudate or other material on a body or body part; a scale or scab.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

in·crus·ta·tion

(in'krŭs-tā'shŭn)
1. Formation of a crust or a scab.
2. A coating of some adventitious material or an exudate; a scab.
[L. in-crusto, pp. -atus, to incrust, fr. crusta, crust]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Sulfur incrustations also contain scattered crystals of rock-forming minerals (i.e., pyroxenes, plagioclase, and magnetite) and felsic glass.
So rhamnocitrin-3-O-[beta]-neohesperidoside and other flavones present in the extract are responsible for the effective epithelialization with good hyperplasia and incrustation in burn-injured rats.
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Thus, the incrustation of these materials on the carbon steel surface tends to form a galvanic couple; this is well characterized by the potential values obtained for the plates after the surface cleaning, mainly for the samples from groups D and E.
* Conveying pipelines - high density polyethylene in a special formulation of high carbon black content allows for conveying of any types of carbon black without causing incrustation.
Every religion is subject to incrustation given enough time, It appears to take the Abrahamic faiths about 500 years to so institutionalize whatever the dominant form of the faith is that people rebel against the incrustations and sterility inherent in over-institutionalization.
However, their metabolic processes can result over time, with complete incrustation of screens or perforated casings.
The wardrobe can be defined as boasting a free-spirited freshness with airy organza dresses, A-line shorts tied high on the waist, printed garden dresses with bell or gigot sleeves, balconette bustier tops outlined in contrast stitching and tiered skirts with lace incrustations or ruching.
In another work, Untitled, 2008, druses (incrustations of small crystals on the surface of a rock or mineral) of amethyst surround and protect the image of a water fountain projected onto the floor of the gallery.