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de•coc•tion



Pronunciation: (di-kok'shun), [key]
n.
1. the act of decocting.
2. Pharm.
a. an extract obtained by decocting.
b. water in which a crude vegetable drug has been boiled and which therefore contains the constituents or principles of the substance soluble in boiling water.

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