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embrocation

noun [C] uk   /ˌem.brəˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us    /-broʊ-/ mainly UK formal
a liquid that is rubbed onto the body to reduce pain or stiffness in muscles
Translations of “embrocation”
in Chinese (Traditional) (用於緩解肌肉疼痛或僵硬的)擦劑…
in Chinese (Simplified) (用于缓解肌肉疼痛或僵硬的)擦剂…
(Definition of embrocation from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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