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concoction

[kənkok′shən]
Etymology: L, con + coquere, to cook
a remedy prepared from a mixture of two or more drugs or substances that have been heated.

concoction

(kŏn-kŏk′shŭn) [L. con, with, + coquere, to cook]
A mixture of two medicinal substances, usually done with the aid of heat.
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