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embrocation

[em-broh-key-shuh n, -bruh-] /ˌɛm broʊˈkeɪ ʃən, -brə-/
noun
1.
the act of embrocating a bruised or diseased part of the body.
2.
the liquid used for this; a liniment or lotion.
Origin
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English. See embrocate, -ion
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British Dictionary definitions for embrocation

embrocation

/ˌɛmbrəʊˈkeɪʃən/
noun
1.
a drug or agent for rubbing into the skin; liniment
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embrocation in Medicine

embrocation em·bro·ca·tion (ěm'brə-kā'shən)
n.

  1. The act or process of moistening and rubbing a body part with a liniment or lotion.

  2. A liniment or lotion.

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