[uhs-chuh-ley-shuh n]


the act of scorching or burning.
Pharmacology. the roasting or drying of moist substances.

Origin of ustulation

1650–60; < Medieval Latin ūstulātiōn- (stem of ūstulātiō) a scorching, equivalent to Latin ūstulāt(us) (see ustulate) + -iōn- -ion Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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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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