Medical Dictionary


noun fo·men·ta·tion \ˌfō-mən-ˈtā-shən, -ˌmen-\

Medical Definition of FOMENTATION

:  the application of hot moist substances to the body to ease pain
:  the material applied in fomentation :  poultice
April 19, 2015
desiccate Hear it
to dry up or become dried up
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