rubefaction

[roo-buh-fak-shuh n]

noun

the act or process of making red, especially with a rubefacient.
redness of the skin caused by a rubefacient.

Origin of rubefaction

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