Insuccation In`suc*ca"tion, n. [L. insucare, insucatum, to soak in; pref. in- + succus, sucus, sap.] The act of soaking or moistening; maceration; solution in the juice of herbs. [Obs.] --Coxe. [1913 Webster]

The medicating and insuccation of seeds. --Evelyn. [1913 Webster]

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  • Insuccation — (v. lat.), das Eindicken trockener Arzneisubstanzen in Kräutersäften …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Insuccation — Insuccation, lat. deutsch, das Eindicken trockener Arzneipflanzen in Kräutersäfte. In succum et sanguinem, lat., in Saft und Blut (z.B. verwandeln) …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • insuccation — Maceration or soaking, especially of a crude drug to prepare it for further pharmaceutical operation. [L. insuco, pp. atus, to soak in, fr. in, in, + sucus, juice, sap (improp. succ )] * * * in·suc·ca·tion (in″sə kaґshən) [L.… …   Medical dictionary

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