What is HEPATIZATION?

An abnormal change in lung-tissue, in which it becomes solid and friable, somewhat resembling the tissue of the liver. H., Gray, the condition of a lung in the third stage of pneumonia. H., Red, that in the second stage of pneumonia. H., White, the condition of the lungs in stillborn syphilitic children. H., Yellow, the condition of the lung in the third stage of pneumonia when tinted by the presence of numerous pus- cells. See Pneumonia.

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Definition of  HEPATIZATION