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]

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.

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.