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In medical jurisprudence. The process of steeping in liquor; an operation by which the medicinal qualities of a substance may be extracted by a liquor without boiling. Also the product of this operation. “Infusion” and “decoction,” though not identical, are ejusdem generis in law. 3 Camp. 74. See DECOCTION.

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