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Definition: Caseous degeneration
, n. [Cf. F.
1. The act or state of growing worse, or the state of having
become worse; decline; degradation; debasement;
Our degeneration and apostasy. --Bates.
2. (Physiol.) That condition of a tissue or an organ in which
its vitality has become either diminished or perverted; a
substitution of a lower for a higher form of structure;
as, fatty degeneration of the liver.
3. (Biol.) A gradual deterioration, from natural causes, of
any class of animals or plants or any particular organ or
organs; hereditary degradation of type.
4. The thing degenerated. [R.]
Cockle, aracus, . . . and other degenerations. --Sir
, Caseous degeneration
, etc. See
, a. [L. caseus. Cf. Casein
Of, pertaining to, or resembling, cheese; having the
qualities of cheese; cheesy.
, a morbid process, in scrofulous or
consumptive persons, in which the products of inflammation
are converted into a cheesy substance which is neither
absorbed nor organized.