fomentation

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fomentation (plural fomentations)

  1. The act of fomenting; the application of warm, soft, medicinal substances, as for the purpose of easing pain, by relaxing the skin, or of discussing tumors.
  2. The lotion applied to a diseased part.
  3. Excitation; instigation; encouragement.

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