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Decoction

De`coc´tion
n.1.The act or process of boiling anything in a watery fluid to extract its virtues.
In decoction . . . it either purgeth at the top or settleth at the bottom.
- Bacon.
2.An extract got from a body by boiling it in water.
Noun1.decoction - (pharmacology) the extraction by boiling of water-soluble drug substances

DECOCTION, med. jurisp. The operation of boiling certain ingredients in a fluid, for the purpose of extracting the parts soluble at that temperature. Decoction also means the product of this operation.
     2. In a case in which the indictment charged the prisoner with having administered to a woman a decoction of a certain shrub called savin, it appeared that the prisoner had administered an infusion (q.v.) and not a decoction; the prisoner's counsel insisted that he was entitled to an acquittal, on the ground that the medicine was misdescribed, but it was held that infusion and decoction are ejusdem generis, and that the variance was immaterial. 3 Camp. R. 74, 75.

boil, boiling, brew, chemical solution, coction, combination, composition, concentrate, concentration, concoction, confection, decoctum, distillate, distillation, ebullience, ebulliency, ebulliometer, ebullition, elixir, essence, expression, extract, extraction, imbuement, impregnation, infiltration, infusion, instillation, instillment, interpenetration, leach, leachate, lixivium, marination, mixture, penetration, permeation, pervasion, pressing, purification, quintessence, refinement, rendering, rendition, saturation, seething, simmer, simmering, soaking, solution, spirit, squeezing, steeping, stewing, suffusion
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