AskDefine | Define embrocation

Dictionary Definition

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

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Pronunciation

Noun

  1. The act of moistening and rubbing a diseased part with spirit, oil, etc.
  2. The liquid or lotion with which an affected part is rubbed.

Translations

to rub oil or spirit etc. onto a diseased parts
liquid used as an embrocation
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