Medical Dictionary

unction

noun unc·tion \ˈəŋ(k)-shən\

Medical Definition of UNCTION

1
:  the application of a soothing or lubricating oil or ointment
2
:  something that is used for anointing :  ointment
April 19, 2015
desiccate Hear it
to dry up or become dried up
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