malaxation

[ măl′ək-sāshən ]

n.

The formation of ingredients into a mass for pills and plasters.
A kneading technique in massage.

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Example sentences from the Web for malaxation

  • In the third, only one sting was given, but the malaxation was prolonged and severe.

    Wasps|George W. Peckham
  • In the third, only one sting was given but the malaxation was prolonged and severe.