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rubefaction

[roo-buh-fak-shuh n] /ˌru bəˈfæk ʃən/
noun
1.
the act or process of making red, especially with a rubefacient.
2.
redness of the skin caused by a rubefacient.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; < Latin rubefactus (past participle of rubefacere; see rubefacient) + -ion
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