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col·lyr·i·um

 (kə-lîr′ē-əm)
n. pl. col·lyr·i·ums or col·lyr·i·a (-ē-ə)
A medicinal lotion applied to the eye; eyewash.

[Latin collȳrium, from Greek kollūrion, eye salve, poultice, diminutive of kollūrā, roll of bread.]

collyrium

(kɒˈlɪərɪəm)
n, pl -lyria (-ˈlɪərɪə) or -lyriums
(Medicine) a technical name for an eyewash1
[C16: from Latin, from Greek kollurion poultice, eye salve]

eye•wash

(ˈaɪˌwɒʃ, ˈaɪˌwɔʃ)

n.
1. Also called collyrium. a soothing solution applied locally to the eye.
2. nonsense; bunk.
[1865–70]

collyrium

an eyewash or other liquid preparation for the eyes. See also remedies.
See also: Eyes
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.collyrium - lotion consisting of a solution used as a cleanser for the eyescollyrium - lotion consisting of a solution used as a cleanser for the eyes
lotion, application - liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin; "a lotion for dry skin"
Translations

col·lyr·i·um

n. colirio, medicamento aplicado a los ojos.
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For the application of copper scales against eye diseases, see M, 385 (commentary Rosner): "The scales of copper were used in medicine in detergent collyria against leukomas and corneal specks.