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decoction

División en sílabas: de·coc·tion
Pronunciación: /dəˈkäkSH(ə)n
 
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Definición de decoction en inglés:

sustantivo

1The liquor resulting from concentrating the essence of a substance by heating or boiling, especially a medicinal preparation made from a plant: a decoction of a root
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Patients were given herbs and taught how to make decoctions, or the decoctions were prepared by the herbalist and given to the patient using an assortment of recycled bottles.
  • Witch hazel decoctions are easily found on the shelf of most pharmacies, yet the literature available regarding its efficacy and mechanisms of action is limited.
  • You may simmer tougher herbal roots and barks to make them into decoctions, another form of water extract.
1.1The action or process of extracting the essence of something.
Example sentences
  • Some of these methods such as the detoxification of aconite by preparing it with salt and/or long…decoction are a mainstay of TCM practice.
  • Medicinal plants are predominantly wildcrafted and dispensed mainly by decoction, although prepared formulas are given.

Origen

late Middle English: from late Latin decoctio(n-), from decoquere 'boil down' (see decoct).

Words that rhyme with decoction

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