Definition of Humectation

1. n. A moistening.



Definition of Humectation

1. Noun. (obsolete) A moistening. ¹

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Medical Definition of Humectation

1. 1. Therapeutic application of moisture. 2. Serous infiltration of the tissues. 3. Soaking of a crude drug in water preparatory to the making of an extract. Origin: L. Humecto, pp. -mectus, to moisten, fr. Humeo, to be damp (05 Mar 2000)

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