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English → English (gcide) Definition: Caseous degeneration Degeneration \De*gen`er*a"tion\, n. [Cf. F. d['e]g['e]n['e]ration.] 1. The act or state of growing worse, or the state of having become worse; decline; degradation; debasement; degeneracy; deterioration. [1913 Webster] Our degeneration and apostasy. --Bates. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 4. The thing degenerated. [R.] [1913 Webster] Cockle, aracus, . . . and other degenerations. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] Amyloid degeneration, Caseous degeneration, etc. See under Amyloid, Caseous, etc. [1913 Webster] Caseous \Ca"se*ous\, a. [L. caseus. Cf. Casein.] Of, pertaining to, or resembling, cheese; having the qualities of cheese; cheesy. [1913 Webster] Caseous degeneration, 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. [1913 Webster]

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