cataplasm


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cat·a·plasm

 (kăt′ə-plăz′əm)
n.

[Middle English cathaplasma and French cataplasme, both from Latin cataplasma, from Greek kataplasma, from kataplassein, to plaster over : kata-, down, onto, over; see cata- + plassein, to mold, form; see plasma.]

cataplasm

(ˈkætəˌplæzəm)
n
(Medicine) med another name for poultice
[C16: from Latin cataplasma, from Greek, from kataplassein to cover with a plaster, from plassein to shape]

cat•a•plasm

(ˈkæt əˌplæz əm)

n.
a poultice.
[1555–65; < Latin cataplasma < Greek katáplasma. See cata-, -plasm]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cataplasm - a medical dressing consisting of a soft heated mass of meal or clay that is spread on a cloth and applied to the skin to treat inflamed areas or improve circulation etc.cataplasm - a medical dressing consisting of a soft heated mass of meal or clay that is spread on a cloth and applied to the skin to treat inflamed areas or improve circulation etc.
medical dressing, dressing - a cloth covering for a wound or sore
mustard plaster, sinapism - a plaster containing powdered black mustard; applied to the skin as a counterirritant or rubefacient
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The pulp is removed in pulpectomy under the guidance of the root canal instrument, and the root canal was initially dredged and expanded to clear the infection11, and temporarily filled with calcium hydroxide cataplasm with a highly effective bactericidal effect.
Then come, other modes of preparation, such as the use for raw with a percentage of 29%, the infusion with a percentage of 18%, then in the form of cataplasm with a percentage of use of 11%.
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