Alexipharmic
Alexipharmic A*lex`i*phar"mic, Alexipharmical A*lex`i*phar"mic*al, a. [Gr. ? keeping off poison; ? to keep off + ? drug, poison: cf. F. alexipharmaque.] (Med.) Expelling or counteracting poison; antidotal. [1913 Webster]

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  • Alexipharmic — A*lex i*phar mic, n. (Med.) An antidote against poison or infection; a counterpoison. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • alexipharmic — index medicinal Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • alexipharmic — /euh lek seuh fahr mik/, Med. adj. 1. warding off poisoning or infection; antidotal; prophylactic. n. 2. an alexipharmic agent, esp. an internal antidote. [1665 75; obs. alexipharm(ac) antidote ( < Gk alexiphármakon, equiv. to alexi averter (see… …   Universalium

  • alexipharmic — /əˌlɛksiˈfamɪk/ (say uh.leksee fahmik) Medicine –adjective 1. warding off poisoning or infection; antidotal; prophylactic. –noun 2. an alexipharmic agent, especially an internal antidote. {Greek alexipharmakon a remedy against poison; final syll …   Australian English dictionary

  • alexipharmic — 1. noun An antidote to poison. 2. adjective Acting against poison …   Wiktionary

  • alexipharmic — adj. resists infection and poisoning, antidotal …   English contemporary dictionary

  • alexipharmic — alex·i·phar·mic …   English syllables

  • alexipharmic —   a.,n. (antidote) against poisoning …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • alexipharmic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alexipharmical — Alexipharmic A*lex i*phar mic, Alexipharmical A*lex i*phar mic*al, a. [Gr. ? keeping off poison; ? to keep off + ? drug, poison: cf. F. alexipharmaque.] (Med.) Expelling or counteracting poison; antidotal. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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