Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An act of boiling.
  • n. digestion
  • n. The change which the humoralists believed morbific matter undergoes before elimination.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Act of boiling.
  • n.
  • n. Digestion.
  • n. The change which the humorists{1} believed morbific matter undergoes before elimination.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of boiling or exposing to the action of a heated liquid.
  • n. In medicine, that alteration in morbific matter which fits it for elimination.
  • n. Digestion.

Etymologies

Latin coctio. (Wiktionary)

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