Sinapism
Sinapism Sin"a*pism, n. [L. sinapismus, Gr. ????, the use of a mustard blister, fr. ??? to apply a mustard blister, fr. ???? mustard.] (Med.) A plaster or poultice composed principally of powdered mustard seed, or containing the volatile oil of mustard seed. It is a powerful irritant. [1913 Webster]

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  • sinapism — SINAPÍSM, sinapisme, s.n. Cataplasmă făcută din făină de muştar şi apă, care se aplică pe o parte bolnavă a corpului cu scopul de a provoca un aflux al sângelui. – Din fr. sinapisme. Trimis de RACAI, 07.12.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  sinapísm s. n., pl …   Dicționar Român

  • sinapism — [sin′ə piz΄əm] n. [L sinapismus < Gr sinapismos < sinapi, mustard] MUSTARD PLASTER …   English World dictionary

  • sinapism — /sin euh piz euhm/, n. Med. See mustard plaster. [1595 1605; < ML sinapisma (fem.) < Gk sinapismós (masc.) application of mustard, equiv. to sinap(ízein) to apply mustard (deriv. of sínapi mustard; see IZE) + ismos ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • sinapism — noun Application of a mustard plaster …   Wiktionary

  • sinapism — sin·a·pism sin ə .piz əm n MUSTARD PLASTER …   Medical dictionary

  • sinapism — sin·a·pism || sɪnÉ™pɪzm n. mustard plaster, poultice made with mustard flour …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sinapism — n. Mustard plaster, mustard poultice …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • sinapism — sin·a·pism …   English syllables

  • sinapism — noun a plaster containing powdered black mustard; applied to the skin as a counterirritant or rubefacient • Syn: ↑mustard plaster • Hypernyms: ↑poultice, ↑cataplasm, ↑plaster …   Useful english dictionary

  • sinapisme — [ sinapism ] n. m. • 1560; lat. d o. gr. sinapismus ♦ Traitement révulsif par application d un cataplasme à base de farine de moutarde; ce cataplasme ou emplâtre. ⇒ révulsif. Poser des sinapismes. ● sinapisme nom masculin (bas latin sinapismus,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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