Incrassation In`cras*sa"tion, n. [Cf. F. incrassation.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act or process of thickening or making thick; the process of becoming thick or thicker. [1913 Webster]

2. The state of being incrassated or made thick; inspissation. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

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