Linctus
Lincture Linc"ture (l[i^][ng]k"t[-u]r; 135), Linctus Linc"tus (l[i^][ng]k"t[u^]s), n. [L. lingere, linctum, to lick.] Medicine taken by licking with the tongue. [1913 Webster]

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  • Linctus — (lat.), Lecksaft, süßangenehm schmeckende, gemischte Arzneiform, etwas dicker als Syrup, die zu 1–2 Theelöffel gegeben wird …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • linctus — ► NOUN Brit. ▪ thick liquid medicine, especially cough mixture. ORIGIN Latin, from lingere to lick …   English terms dictionary

  • linctus — noun Any syrupy medication; especially a remedy for coughs …   Wiktionary

  • linctus — linc·tus liŋk təs n, pl linc·tus·es a syrupy or sticky preparation containing medicaments exerting a local action on the mucous membrane of the throat * * * n. a syrupy liquid medicine, particularly one used in the treatment of irritating coughs …   Medical dictionary

  • linctus — linc|tus [ˈlıŋktəs] n [U] BrE a liquid medicine used for curing coughs …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • linctus — [ lɪŋktəs] noun Brit. thick liquid medicine, especially cough mixture. Origin C17: from L., from lingere to lick …   English new terms dictionary

  • linctus — noun (U) BrE a liquid medicine used for curing coughs …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • linctus — linc·tus …   English syllables

  • linctus — n. a syrupy liquid medicine, particularly one used in the treatment of irritating coughs …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • linctus — UK [ˈlɪŋktəs] / US noun [uncountable] British a thick liquid medicine used for curing coughs …   English dictionary

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