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embrocation

[em-broh-key-shuh n, -bruh-]
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noun
  1. the act of embrocating a bruised or diseased part of the body.
  2. the liquid used for this; a liniment or lotion.
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Origin of embrocation

1400–50; late Middle English. See embrocate, -ion
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embrocation

noun
  1. a drug or agent for rubbing into the skin; liniment
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embrocation in Medicine

embrocation

(ĕm′brə-kāshən)
n.
  1. The act or process of moistening and rubbing a body part with a liniment or lotion.
  2. A liniment or lotion.
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