epispastic

  • 1epispastic — EPISPÁSTIC, Ă adj., s.n. (Medicament) care produce o revulsie a pielii. [< fr. épispastique]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN  EPISPÁSTIC, Ă adj., s. n. (medicament) care produce revulsie. (< fr. édispastique) Trimis de… …

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  • 2Epispastic — Ep i*spas tic, a. [Gr. ?, fr. ? to draw to, attract; ? to + ? to draw: cf. F. [ e]pispastique.] (Med.) Attracting the humors to the skin; exciting action in the skin; blistering. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3Epispastic — Ep i*spas tic, n. (Med.) An external application to the skin, which produces a puriform or serous discharge by exciting inflammation; a vesicatory. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4epispastic — 1. adjective Causing blisters; vesicant. Old Postle says this: Cantharides when used internally are diuretic and stimulant; when applied externally they are epispastic and rubefacient. Now what the devil can he mean, eh? 2. noun a vesicant agent …

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  • 5epispastic — ep·i·spas·tic spas tik adj causing a blister or producing a serous discharge by producing inflammation epispastic n VESICANT …

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  • 6epispastic — /ep euh spas tik/, adj. 1. raising a blister. n. 2. a blistering agent; vesicatory. [1650 60; < Gk epispastikós adapted, drawing to one s self. See EPI , SPASTIC] * * * …

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  • 7epispàstic — e|pis|pàs|tic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …

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  • 8epispastic — adj. causing blisters …

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  • 9epispastic — ep·i·spas·tic …

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  • 10epispastic — /ɛpiˈspæstɪk/ (say epee spastik), /ɛpə / (say epuh ) adjective 1. raising a blister. –noun 2. a blistering agent; a vesicatory. {Greek epispastikos, literally, drawing towards} …

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  • 11epispastic —   a.,n. (substance) causing blister as medical remedy …

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  • 12epispastic — I. |epə|spastik adjective Etymology: Greek epispastikos drawing in, from epispastos drawn in (from epispan to draw after, draw in, from epi + span to draw) + ikos ic more at span : causing a blister or producing a serous discharge by producing&#8230; …

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  • 13Attrahent — At tra*hent, n. 1. That which attracts, as a magnet. [1913 Webster] The motion of the steel to its attrahent. Glanvill. [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) A substance which, by irritating the surface, excites action in the part to which it is applied, as a …

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  • 14Draw — Draw, v. i. 1. To pull; to exert strength in drawing anything; to have force to move anything by pulling; as, a horse draws well; the sails of a ship draw well. [1913 Webster] Note: A sail is said to draw when it is filled with wind. [1913&#8230; …

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  • 15To draw to a head — Draw Draw, v. i. 1. To pull; to exert strength in drawing anything; to have force to move anything by pulling; as, a horse draws well; the sails of a ship draw well. [1913 Webster] Note: A sail is said to draw when it is filled with wind. [1913&#8230; …

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  • 16Vesicatory — 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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  • 17Circumcision controversy in early Christianity — Part of a series on The Bible …

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  • 18Circumcision — • The Hebrew word, like the Greek (peritome), and the Latin (circumcisio), signifies a cutting and, specifically, the removal of the prepuce, or foreskin, from the penis Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Circumcision     Circu …

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  • 19Religious male circumcision — This article is about religious male circumcision. For the history of male circumcision, see History of male circumcision. For the Early Christian controversy, see Circumcision controversy in early Christianity. Religious male circumcision&#8230; …

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  • 20topic — n. 1. Subject, theme, thesis, question, point, matter, subject matter, matter in hand. 2. Head, division, subdivision. 3. Commonplace (of argument or oratory), general truth, general idea, maxim, dictum, rule, precept, principle, general&#8230; …

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