A*dus"tion\ (?; 106), n. [L. adustio, fr. adurere, adustum: cf. F. adustion.]

1. The act of burning, or heating to dryness; the state of being thus heated or dried. [Obs.] --Harvey.

2. (Surg.) Cauterization. --Buchanan.
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