ustulation

[ uhs-chuh-ley-shuhn ]
/ ˌʌs tʃəˈleɪ ʃən /

noun

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

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Origin of ustulation

1650–60; <Medieval Latin ūstulātiōn- (stem of ūstulātiō) a scorching, equivalent to Latin ūstulāt(us) (see ustulate) + -iōn--ion
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British Dictionary definitions for ustulation

ustulation
/ (ˌʌstjʊˈleɪʃən) /

noun

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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