macerative mac`er*a"tive, a. Accompanied by or characterized by maceration. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • macerative — adjective accompanied by or characterized by maceration macerative degeneration of the liver • Pertains to noun: ↑maceration • Derivationally related forms: ↑macerate * * * ˈmasəˌrād.iv adjective : characterized or accompanied by maceration …   Useful english dictionary

  • macerative — mac·er·a·tive mas ə .rāt iv adj characterized or accompanied by maceration <macerative degeneration of tissue> * * * mac·er·a·tive (masґər ə″tiv) characterized by maceration …   Medical dictionary

  • macerative — mac·er·a·tive …   English syllables

  • macerate — macerater, macerator, n. macerative, adj. /mas euh rayt /, v., macerated, macerating. v.t. 1. to soften or separate into parts by steeping in a liquid. 2. to soften or decompose (food) by the action of a solvent. 3. to cause to grow thin. v.i. 4 …   Universalium

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