Definition of Malaxation

1. n. The act of softening by mixing with a thinner substance; the formation of ingredients into a mass for pills or plasters.



Definition of Malaxation

1. Noun. The act of softening a mass by malaxating. ¹

2. Noun. In entomology, kneading or softening, especially applied to the chewing and squeezing by which certain species of hunting wasps prepare prey captured as food for their larvae. ¹

3. Noun. In agriculture, the process of slowly churning milled oil crops such as olives, allowing droplets of oil to aggregate for more effective separation. ¹

4. Noun. In massage, a kneading technique, particularly used for softening muscle in spasm ¹

5. Noun. In pharmacology, the kneading and squeezing of ingredients into a mass for making pills and plasters ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Malaxation

1. 1. Formation of ingredients into a mass for pills and plasters. 2. A kneading process in massage. Origin: L. Malaxo, pp. -atus, to soften (05 Mar 2000)

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