Vesicatory
Vesicatory Ves"i*ca*to*ry (?; 277), a. [Cf. F. v['e]sicatoire.] (Med.) Tending, or having power, to raise a blister. -- n. A blistering application or plaster; a vesicant; an epispastic. [1913 Webster]

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  • vesicatory — /ves i keuh tawr ee, tohr ee, veuh sik euh /, adj., n., pl. vesicatories. vesicant. [1595 1605; < NL vesicatorius. See VESICATE, TORY1] * * * …   Universalium

  • vesicatory — 1. adjective Causing blistering Syn: vesicant, blistering 2. noun An agent that causes blistering Syn …   Wiktionary

  • Vesicatory — A substance that causes tissue blistering. Also referred to as a vesicant. * * * ves·i·ca·to·ry (ves″ĭ kə torґe) vesicant …   Medical dictionary

  • vesicatory — ves·i·ca·to·ry || vesɪkeɪtÉ™rɪ adj. causing vesicles …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vesicatory — n. Blister, epispastic, vesicant …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • vesicatory — ves·i·ca·to·ry …   English syllables

  • vesicatory — /ˈvɛsəkeɪtəri/ (say vesuhkaytuhree) adjective, noun (plural vesicatories) → vesicant …   Australian English dictionary

  • vesicatory — I noun a chemical agent that causes blistering (especially mustard gas) • Syn: ↑vesicant • Derivationally related forms: ↑vesicant (for: ↑vesicant) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • vesicatory gas — noun : a war gas that causes blistering …   Useful english dictionary

  • vesicant — I noun a chemical agent that causes blistering (especially mustard gas) • Syn: ↑vesicatory • Derivationally related forms: ↑vesicatory (for: ↑vesicatory) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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