rubefaction

[ roo-buh-fak-shuhn ]

noun
  1. the act or process of making red, especially with a rubefacient.

  2. redness of the skin caused by a rubefacient.

Origin of rubefaction

1
1650–60; <Latin rubefactus (past participle of rubefacere;see rubefacient) + -ion

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