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rubefaction

[ roo-buh-fak-shuhn ]
/ ˌru bəˈfæk ʃən /
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noun
the act or process of making red, especially with a rubefacient.
redness of the skin caused by a rubefacient.
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Origin of rubefaction

1650–60; <Latin rubefactus (past participle of rubefacere;see rubefacient) + -ion
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