despumation

noun
des·pu·ma·tion | \ ˌdespyüˈmāshən \
plural -s

Definition of despumation 

archaic

: the act of discharging impurities from the body fluids sometimes : matter so discharged

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History and Etymology for despumation

Late Latin despumation-, despumatio, from Latin despumatus + -ion-, -io -ion

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