Relating to liquefaction.

* * *

liq·ue·fac·tive (lik″wə-fakґtiv) 1. pertaining to or characterized by liquefaction. 2. liquefacient (def. 1).

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • liquefactive — adj. having a liquefactive effect, causing to dissolve, liquefying …   English contemporary dictionary

  • liquefactive — liquefy (also liquify) ► VERB (liquifies, liquified) ▪ make or become liquid. DERIVATIVES liquefaction noun liquefactive adjective liquefiable adjective liquefier noun. ORIGIN Latin …   English terms dictionary

  • liquefactive — adjective That causes, or is associated with liquefaction …   Wiktionary

  • liquefactive — liq·ue·fac·tive …   English syllables

  • liquefactive — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|faktiv adjective Etymology: liquefaction + ive : relating to or causing liquefaction …   Useful english dictionary

  • Liquefactive necrosis — (or colliquative necrosis) is a type of necrosis which results in a transformation of the tissue into a liquid viscous mass.[1] Often it is associated with focal bacterial or fungal infections. In liquefactive necrosis, the affected cell is… …   Wikipedia

  • colliquative necrosis — liquefactive n …   Medical dictionary

  • liquefaction — liquefactive, adj. /lik weuh fak sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of liquefying or making liquid. 2. the state of being liquefied. [1375 1425; late ME < LL liquefaction (s. of liquefactio) a melting, equiv. to L liquefact(us) (ptp. of… …   Universalium

  • liquefaction necrosis — liquefactive necrosis necrosis in which the necrotic material becomes softened and liquefied; called also colliquative n …   Medical dictionary

  • Necrosis — For the film, see Necrosis (film). Necrotic leg wound caused by a brown recluse spider bite Necrosis (from the Greek νεκρός, dead , νέκρωσις, death, the stage of dying, the act of killing ) is the premature death of …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”