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embrocation


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Embrocation  \Em`bro*ca"tion\,  n.  [NL.  embrocatio:  cf  F. 
  embrocation.]  (Med.) 
  a  The  act  of  moistening  and  rubbing  a  diseased  part  with 
  spirit,  oil,  etc 
  b  The  liquid  or  lotion  with  which  an  affected  part  is 
  rubbed. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  embrocation 
  n  :  a  medicinal  liquid  that  is  rubbed  into  the  skin  to  relieve 
  muscular  stiffness  and  pain  [syn:  {liniment}] 




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