errhine


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er·rhine

 (ĕr′īn′)
adj.
Promoting or inducing nasal discharge.
n.
A medication that promotes or induces such discharge.

[New Latin errhīnum, an errhine medicine, from Greek errīnon : en-, in; see en-2 + rhīs, rhīn-, nose.]

errhine

(ˈɛraɪn; ˈɛrɪn) med
adj
(Medicine) causing nasal secretion
n
(Medicine) an errhine drug or agent
[C17: from Greek errhinos, from en-2 + rhis nose]

errhine

a medicine used to clear the nose or to promote sneezing.
See also: Remedies
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.errhine - causing nasal discharge
causative - producing an effect; "poverty as a causative factor in crime"