Definition of Thickened

1. Adjective. Made or having become thick. "Thickened bronchial arteries"

Similar to: Thick

2. Adjective. Having calluses; having skin made tough and thick through wear. "With a workman's callous hands"
Exact synonyms: Callous, Calloused
Similar to: Tough, Toughened
Derivative terms: Callosity

3. Adjective. Made thick in consistency. "Dust-thickened saliva"
Similar to: Thick

Definition of Thickened

1. Verb. (past of thicken) ¹

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Definition of Thickened

1. thicken [v] - See also: thicken

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thickened

thick as a plank
thick as thieves
thick as two short planks
thick filament
thick of things
thick skin
thick small bowel folds
thick space
thick spaces
thick wind
thickened (current term)
thickened duodenal folds
thickened gastric folds
thickening agent
thickening agents
thicket tinamou

Literary usage of Thickened

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1. A Class-book of Botany: Designed for Colleges, Academies, and Other by Alphonso Wood (1848)
"It consists of an oval mass of short, thickened scales, closely compacted ... But the more common variety is the scaly bulb, consisting of thickened concave ..."

2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1908)
"The whole dorsal end of the tibia, including these processes, is very largely hardened and thickened and marked off from the body of the tibia by a deeply ..."

3. A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines: Containing a Clear Exposition by Andrew Ure (1844)
"Acetate of alumina is mixed with decoction of cochineal, a little tar- taric acid and solution of tin ; then thickened with starch, dried, and steamed. ..."

4. Tropical Diseases: A Manual of the Diseases of Warm Climates by Patrick Manson (1903)
"thickened lymphatic trunks. —-Maitland has frequently seen in Madras cases of ... On excising this thickened tissue and carefully dissecting it, ..."

5. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1876)
"Low glabrous annuals, or larger aud more enduring'plants with thickened succulent stems, ... Succulent thickened stems or root stocks perennial, leafy, ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"In some genera the inner seed coat becomes thickened along th« course of the vascular bundles and growing into the endosperm produces the characteristic ..."

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