discutient


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discutient

(dɪsˈkjuːʃɪənt) med
adj
capable of dissipating diseased matter
n
a medicine that is capable of dissipating diseased matter
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Dandelion flowers steeped in wine are an apertif said to strengthen the heart, and the sap is a discutient, which means it absorbs and dissolves diseased tissue, tumors and abnormal growths.