First Known Use of decoction
Medical Definition of decoction
1: the act or process of boiling usually in water so as to extract the flavor or active principle—compare infusion 1b(1)
2a: an extract or liquid preparation obtained by decoctingb: a liquid preparation made by boiling a medicinal plant with water usually in the proportion of 5 parts of the drug to 100 parts of water
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