Collutory
Collutory Col"lu*to*ry, n. [L. colluere, collutum, to wash.] (Med.) A medicated wash for the mouth. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • collutory — /kol euh tawr ee, tohr ee/, n., pl. collutories. Med. mouthwash. Also, collutorium. [ < NL collutorium, equiv. to collu (s. of L colluere to rinse, wash out; col COL 1 + luere, comb. form of lavere to wash) + torium TORY1] * * * …   Universalium

  • collutory — SYN: mouthwash. [L. colluere, to rinse] * * * col·lu·to·ry (kolґu tor″e) [L. collutorium] a mouthwash or gargle …   Medical dictionary

  • collutory —   n. mouthwash …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • collutory — /kol euh tawr ee, tohr ee/, n., pl. collutories. Med. mouthwash. Also, collutorium. [ < NL collutorium, equiv. to collu (s. of L colluere to rinse, wash out; col COL 1 + luere, comb. form of lavere to wash) + torium TORY1] …   Useful english dictionary

  • collunarium — /kol yeuh nair ee euhm/, n., pl. collunaria / nair ee euh/. Med. a solution for application in the nose; nose drops. [ < NL, equiv. to L collu(ere) to rinse (see COLLUTORY) + nar(es) nostrils (akin to NOSE) + ium IUM] * * * …   Universalium

  • collut. — (in prescriptions) collutory. * * * …   Universalium

  • collutorium — /kol euh tawr ee euhm, tohr /, n., pl. collutoria / tawr ee euh, tohr /. Med. collutory. * * * …   Universalium

  • colluvium — colluvial, adj. /keuh looh vee euhm/, n., pl. colluvia / vee euh/, colluviums. Geol. loose earth material that has accumulated at the base of a hill, through the action of gravity, as piles of talus, avalanche debris, and sheets of detritus moved …   Universalium

  • mouthwash — /mowth wawsh , wosh /, n. a solution, often containing antiseptic, astringent, and breath sweetening agents, used for cleansing the mouth and teeth, and for gargling. Also called collutory, collutorium. [1830 40; MOUTH + WASH] * * * …   Universalium

  • mouthwash — A medicated liquid used for cleaning the mouth and treating diseased states of its mucous membranes. SYN: collutorium, collutory. * * * mouth·wash mau̇th .wȯsh, .wäsh n a liquid preparation (as an antiseptic solution) for cleansing the mouth and …   Medical dictionary

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