Alexiteric
Alexiteric A*lex`i*ter"ic, Alexiterical A*lex`i*ter"ic*al, a. [Gr. ? fit to keep off or help, fr. ? one who keeps off, helper; ? to keep off: cf. F. alexit[`e]re.] (Med.) Resisting poison; obviating the effects of venom; alexipharmic. [1913 Webster]

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  • Alexiteric — A*lex i*ter ic, n. [Gr. ? a remedy, an amulet: cf. F. alexit[ e]re, LL. alexiterium.] (Med.) A preservative against contagious and infectious diseases, and the effects of poison in general. Brande & C. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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