Maturative
Maturative Mat"u*ra*tive, a. [Cf. F. maturatif.] Conducing to ripeness or maturity; hence, conducing to suppuration. [1913 Webster]

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  • Maturative — Mat u*ra*tive, n. (Med.) A remedy promoting maturation; a maturant. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • maturative — See maturate. * * * …   Universalium

  • maturative — adj. of maturing; adolescent, pubescent; pertaining to maturation; of or pertaining to the ripening of fruit or cheese mætʃəreɪtɪv /mÉ™ tʃʊərÉ™tɪv …   English contemporary dictionary

  • maturative — …   Useful english dictionary

  • maturate — maturative /meuh choor euh tiv, mach euh ray /, adj. /mach euh rayt /, v.i., maturated, maturating. 1. Pathol. to suppurate. 2. to mature. [1535 45; < L maturatus, ptp. of maturare to grow ripe, bring to maturity. See MATURE, ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Pepastic — Pe*pas tic, a. & n. [Gr. ? to ripen, suppurate: cf. F. p[ e]pastique.] (Med.) Same as {Maturative}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • maturatif — ⇒MATURATIF, IVE, adj. et subst. masc. MÉD. (Médicament) qui mûrit les abcès et accélère la formation du pus. Onguent maturatif. Si le malade est foible (...) à l extérieur on emploiera des suppuratifs que l on nomme maturatifs, lorsque le pus est …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • maturatif — maturatif, ive (ma tu ra tif, ti v ) adj. Terme de médecine. Qui hâte la suppuration d un abcès, d une tumeur phlegmoneuse. Un topique maturatif.    Substantivement. Un maturatif. Les maturatifs. HISTORIQUE    XIVe s. •   La chose mise sus [une… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • adjuvant — Synonyms and related words: accession, accessory, accompaniment, addenda, addendum, additament, addition, additive, additory, additum, adjunct, alterative, analeptic, ancillary, annex, annexation, appanage, appendage, appendant, appurtenance,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • counterirritant — Synonyms and related words: adjuvant, antacid, antidote, buffer, carminative, counteractant, counteractive, counteragent, emmenagogue, expectorant, hormone, maturative, neutralizer, nullifier, offset, preventative, preventive, prophylactic,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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