rubefaction


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Related to rubefaction: rubefacient, anaphylaxis

ru·be·fac·tion

(rū'bē-fak'shŭn),
Erythema of the skin caused by local application of a counterirritant.
[see rubefacient]

rubefaction

[ro̅o̅′bəfak′shən]
Etymology: L, ruber, red, facer, to make
a redness of the skin produced by a counterirritant.

ru·be·fac·tion

(rū'bĕ-fak'shŭn)
Erythema of the skin caused by local application of a counterirritant.
See also: rubefacient
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Certes, c'est aussi l'endroit du site oo la paroi presente la rubefaction necessaire a l'ornementation comme signale precedemment (le reste du support est brun a noir), mais la posture imposee aux peintres y est dangereuse.
In the transition zones within the Mediterranean basin, in the case of lesser clay illuviation, rubefaction determines the appearance of chromic luvisols, with a sequence of A-Bt-C horizons, or chromic cambisols, with a sequence A-Bw-C.
Une position dominante, une orientation meridionale, des ruissellements periodiques et une rubefaction des parois sont des manifestations de la sacralite du site.
The result of this process is known, precisely for this reason, as rubefaction.