Cantharidal Can*thar"*i*dal (k[a^]n*th[a^]r"[i^]*dal), a. Of or pertaining to cantharides or made of cantharides; as, cantharidal plaster. [1913 Webster]

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  • cantharidal — Relating to or containing cantharides. * * * can·thar·i·dal kan thar əd əl adj relating to or containing cantharides <a cantharidal plaster> * * * can·thar·i·dal (kan tharґĭ dəl) containing or pertaining to cantharides …   Medical dictionary

  • cantharidal — redəl adjective Etymology: cantharides + al : relating to or containing cantharides a cantharidal plaster * * * cantharˈidal, cantharidˈian or cantharidˈic adjective • • • M …   Useful english dictionary

  • cantharidal — can·thar·i·dal …   English syllables

  • collodion — A liquid made by dissolving pyroxylin or gun cotton in ether and alcohol; on evaporation it leaves a glossy contractile film; used as a protective for cuts or as a vehicle for the local application of medicinal substances. SYN …   Medical dictionary

  • Blister — A collection of fluid underneath the top layer of skin (epidermis). One that is more than 5 mm in diameter with thin walls and is full of watery fluid is called a bulla or a bleb. There are many causes of blisters including burns, friction forces …   Medical dictionary

  • aphrodisiac — adj 1. cantharidal, cantharidian, titillating, stimulating, exciting; seductive, enticing, alluring. n 2. cantharides, Spanish fly, philter, love potion; stimulative, stimulator, Med. stimulant, exciter, drug, turn on …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • cantharides —   pl. n. pl. medical preparation of dried Spanish flies, formerly used as a diuretic or aphrodisiac.    ♦ cantharidal, a.    ♦ cantharidate, v.t. treat with this.    ♦ cantharidean,    ♦ cantharidian, a. made of this.    ♦ cantharidism, n.… …   Dictionary of difficult words

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