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Definitions of COCTION
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By Noah Webster.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
The act of boiling; that alteration in the matter of a disease which fits it for a discharge; digestion.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
This word has been employed in various senses. 1, With the ancients, coction meant the particular kind of alteration which the food experiences in the digestive organs, particularly in the stomach. It meant a preparation from its crude state. 2. It expressed the maturation or change, which the humoral pathologists believed morbific matter experiences before elimination. It was considered, that coction, Coc'tio morbi, was produced during the violence of the disease; and hence this was called the Period of Coction. See Humorism.
By Robley Dunglison
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