Fomentation



[foh-men-tey-shuh n] /ˌfoʊ mɛnˈteɪ ʃən/

noun
1.
encouragement of discord, rebellion, etc.; instigation.
2.
the application of warm liquid, ointments, etc., to the surface of the body.
3.
the liquid, ointments, etc., so applied.
n.

c.1400, from Late Latin fomentationem, noun of action from past participle stem of fomentare, from Latin fomentum (see foment).

fomentation fo·men·ta·tion (fō’mən-tā’shən, -měn-)
n.

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