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Producing redness, as of the skin.
A substance that irritates the skin, causing redness.

[Latin rubefaciēns, rubefacient-, present participle of rubefacere, to make red : rubeus, red; see reudh- in Indo-European roots + facere, to make; see dhē- in Indo-European roots.]

ru′be·fac′tion (-făk′shən) n.
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From previous study, we confirmed the presence or absence of the seven signs: furred tongue, tongue plaque, mucous membrane rubefaction, angular stomatitis (ulceration), presence of tingling pain (pain and/or burning sensation), dysgeusia, and denture plaque.
The Lower Carboniferous rocks were then deformed and exposed to subaerial alteration as evidenced by the rubefaction (Fig.
Un autre parametre designe le champ graphique: sa rubefaction.
Autre parametre qui designe la partie de la paroi reservee a l'acte pictural: la rubefaction du champ graphique.