[ uhs-chuh-ley-shuhn ]
/ ˌʌs tʃəˈleɪ ʃən /
the act of scorching or burning.
Pharmacology. the roasting or drying of moist substances.
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The greater part, however, require the process of ustulation, from which they derive many advantages.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
British Dictionary definitions for ustulation
/ (ˌʌstjʊˈleɪʃən) /
the act or process of searing or burning
Word Origin for ustulation
C17: from Late Latin ustulāre, from Latin ūrere to burn
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