embrocate

transitive verb
em·​bro·​cate | \ ˈem-brə-ˌkāt How to pronounce embrocate (audio) \
embrocated; embrocating

Medical Definition of embrocate

: to moisten and rub (a part of the body) with lotion

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“Embrocate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/embrocate. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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