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2 definitions found
 for embrocation
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
         [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  embrocation
      n 1: a medicinal liquid that is rubbed into the skin to relieve
           muscular stiffness and pain [syn: liniment,
           embrocation]

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