[ roo-buh-fak-shuh n ]
/ ˌru bəˈfæk ʃən /


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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020