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indurate

(ĭn′dū-rāt) [L. in, in, + durus, hard]
1. To harden.
2. Hardened.
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Caption: Figure 1: (a) Right scrotum was swollen and indurate. Upon physical exam, a palpable 1-cm hard structure was present in the right scrotum.
(1) soft nodular sequence; (2) indurate carapace or trachy-rhyolitic suite; (3) perched aquifer ; (4) interbasaltic red bole mantle ; (5) mottled massive clay ; (6) deep confined aquifer, and; (7) fractured ignimbrite substratum.
"They all experienced the second world war and its disastrous consequences, but the war did not indurate or paralyse them, instead he sharpened their senses for the challenge to protect peace and to strive for freedom and justice," he said.