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in·du·rat·ed

(in'dū-rāt'ĕd),
Hardened, usually used with reference to soft tissues becoming extremely firm but not as hard as bone.
[L. in-duro, pp. -duratus, to harden, fr. durus, hard]

in·du·rat·ed

(in'dūr-ā-tĕd)
Hardened, generally used with reference to soft tissues becoming extremely firm but not as hard as bone.
[L. in-duro, pp. -duratus, to harden, fr. durus, hard]

indurated

toughened and hardened.

indurated

; indurated oedema woody fibrosis of soft tissues, secondary to long-standing pathology (see Table 1)
Table 1: Presentations of oedema in the lower limb
Oedema typeCause
UnilateralWithin the limb
Local, e.g. as the result of local trauma, inflammation or infection
Regional, e.g. as the result of proximal limb trauma, inflammation, infection or venous compromise
BilateralSystemic disease (e.g. heart disease, renal dysfunction, abdominal mass, hypertension, lung dysfunction)
PittingSystemic disease (e.g. heart disease; hypertension; venous compromise)
Indurated/non-pittingLong-standing oedema (e.g. marked venous compromise; subsequent to deep-vein thrombosis)

indurated

hardened; abnormally hard.
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