embrocation

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em·bro·ca·tion

(em'brō-kā'shŭn),
Rarely used term for liniment or for the application of a liniment.
[G. embrochē, a fomentation]
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embrocation

(ĕm′brə-kā′shən)
n.
1. The act or process of moistening and rubbing a part of the body with a liniment or lotion.
2. A liniment or lotion.
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embrocation

Any lotion or medicated liquid applied to the outside of the body in the hope of relieving muscle, joint or tendon pain. Embrocations have little direct effect.
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