abstersion definition

  • noun:
    • Act of cleaning clean; a cleansing; a purging.
    • The act of cleaning clean: as, “ablution and abstersion,” Scott, Waverley, xx.
    • In medicine, a cleansing by substances which eliminate foulness from about sores, or humors or obstructions from the system.

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