Middle English Dictionary Entry

ablūciǒun n.
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1.
Alch. and pharm. The process by which oil or other substances, after being reduced to liquid form, are cleansed of impurities. [An emulsion is formed with hot water; this is allowed to separate, and the water is drained off. See Chauliac, Bk. 7, Doct.1, Ch.4.]

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Note: Med., etc., see further J.Norri, Dictionary of Medical Vocabulary, s.v. ablution.

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Note: Med., etc., see further J.Norri, Dictionary of Medical Vocabulary, s.v. ablution.