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asked in category: General Last Updated: 29th March, 2020

What maceration mean?

Maceration occurs when skin is in contact with moisture for too long. Macerated skin looks lighter in color and wrinkly. It may feel soft, wet, or soggy to the touch. Skin maceration is often associated with improper wound care.

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Just so, what is maceration process?

Maceration is the winemaking process where the phenolic materials of the grape—tannins, coloring agents (anthocyanins) and flavor compounds—are leached from the grape skins, seeds and stems into the must.

Likewise, how long is maceration? This type of extended maceration happens after the wines are fermented. Wines can soak on their skins and seeds for anywhere from 3 to 100 days. Each wine grape characteristic is extracted at a different rate. Seed tannin is generally less desired due to its bitter taste even though it gives wines greater age-ability.

Then, what does macerated fetus mean?

Medical Definition of macerated of a dead fetus. : having undergone reddening, loss of skin, and distortion of the features during retention in the uterus two years later a 10 inch macerated fetus… was delivered — Journal of the American Medical Association.

What does macerate mean in cooking?

When you macerate something, you soften it by soaking it in a liquid, often while you're cooking or preparing food. To macerate strawberries, all you have to do is sprinkle sugar on them, which draws out their juices so they become soft and sweet and deliciously saucy.

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