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inspissate (in SPIS ayt), inspissates, inspissating (verb forms)
1. To thicken or to harden through the evaporation or absorption of liquid; such as, milk in an inspissated milk duct.
2. To undergo thickening or to cause to thicken; by the process of boiling or evaporation; to condense.
3. Thickening of an oil deposit by evaporation or oxidation, resulting, for example, after long exposure in a pitch or a gum formation.
4. 5. Etymology: from Late Latin inspissatus, past participle of inspissare, "to thicken"; from Latin in-, "in" + spissus, "slow, dense"; the past participle form of spissare to thicken"; related to Greek spidnos, "compact, thick".
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