gray hepatization n.
The second stage of hepatization of lung tissue in pneumonia, when the yellowish-gray exudate is beginning to degenerate before breaking down.
[grey-hound] /ˈgreɪˌhaʊnd/ noun 1. . [grey-hound] /ˈgreɪˌhaʊnd/ noun 1. one of a breed of tall, slender, short-haired dogs, noted for its keen sight and swiftness. 2. a swift ship, especially a fast ocean liner. /ˈɡreɪˌhaʊnd/ noun 1. a tall slender fast-moving dog of an ancient breed originally used for coursing n. Old English grighund, from […]
- Gray induration
gray induration n. A lung condition occurring during and after pneumonia, marked by an increase in fibrous connective tissue in the alveoli.
noun 1. pig iron or cast iron having much of its carbon in the form of graphite and exhibiting a gray fracture.
[grey] /greɪ/ adjective, grayer, grayest. 1. of a color between white and black; having a neutral hue. 2. dark, dismal, or gloomy: gray skies. 3. dull, dreary, or monotonous. 4. having gray hair; gray-headed. 5. pertaining to old age; mature. 6. Informal. pertaining to, involving, or composed of older persons: gray households. 7. old or […]