epispastic


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epispastic

(ˌɛpɪˈspæstɪk) med
adj
(Pathology) producing a serous discharge or a blister
n
(Pathology) an epispastic agent
[C17: from Greek epispastikos, from epispan to attract, from span to draw; alluding to the ancient belief that blisters consisted of humours drawn to the surface of the skin]
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