ustulation

ustulation

[uhs-chuh-ley-shuhn]
noun
1.
the act of scorching or burning.
2.
Pharmacology. the roasting or drying of moist substances.

Origin:
1650–60; < Medieval Latin ūstulātiōn- (stem of ūstulātiō) a scorching, equivalent to Latin ūstulāt(us) (see ustulate) + -iōn- -ion

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ustulation (ˌʌstjʊˈleɪʃən)
 
n
the act or process of searing or burning
 
[C17: from Late Latin ustulāre, from Latin ūrere to burn]

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