cohobation

cohobate

[koh-hoh-beyt]
verb (used with object), cohobated, cohobating. Pharmacology.
to distill again from the same or a similar substance, as by pouring a distilled liquid back upon the matter remaining in the vessel, or upon another mass of similar matter.

Origin:
1635–45; < Neo-Latin cohobātus (past participle of cohobāre), equivalent to kohob repetition (Paracelsian term, perhaps < dialectal Arabic kaʿab second) + -ātus -ate1

cohobation, noun
cohobator, noun
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cohobate (ˈkəʊhəʊˌbeɪt)
 
vb
(tr) pharmacol to redistil (a distillate), esp by allowing it to mingle with the remaining matter
 
[C17: from New Latin cohobāre, perhaps from Arabic ka`aba to repeat an action]

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