Fomentation definition

fōmən-tāshən, -mĕn-
Treatment of bodily pain or injury by the application of warm, moist substances, as in a lotion or compress.
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The act of fomenting; incitement.
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A substance or material used as a warm, moist medicinal compress; a poultice.
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The therapeutic application of warmth and moisture, as to relieve pain.
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A lotion, compress, etc. so applied.
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A stirring up of trouble; incitement.
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The act of fomenting; incitement.
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A substance or material used as a warm, moist medicinal compress; a poultice.
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The therapeutic application of warmth and moisture, as to relieve pain.
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The act of fomenting; the application of warm, soft, medicinal substances, as for the purpose of easing pain, by relaxing the skin, or of discussing tumors.
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The lotion applied to a diseased part.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
fomentation
Plural:
fomentations