rectification

noun
rec·​ti·​fi·​ca·​tion | \ ˌrek-tə-fə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce rectification (audio) \

Medical Definition of rectification

1 : the conversion of alternating to direct current
2 : a process by which distilled spirits are blended together or substantially changed by the addition usually of spirits, flavoring, or coloring material

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“Rectification.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/rectification. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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