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A soft moist mass of bread, meal, clay, or other adhesive substance, usually heated, spread on cloth, and applied to warm, moisten, or stimulate an aching or inflamed part of the body. Also called cataplasm.
tr.v. poul·ticed, poul·tic·ing, poul·tic·es
To apply a poultice to.
[Middle English pultes, from Medieval Latin pultēs, thick paste, from Latin, pl. of puls, pult-, pottage; see pulse2.]
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1. (Medicine) med Also called: cataplasm a local moist and often heated application for the skin consisting of substances such as kaolin, linseed, or mustard, used to improve the circulation, treat inflamed areas, etc
2. slang Austral a large sum of money, esp a debt
[C16: from earlier pultes, from Latin puls a thick porridge]
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n., v. -ticed, -tic•ing. n.
1. a soft, moist mass of cloth, bread, meal, herbs, etc., applied hot as a medicament to the body.v.t.
2. to apply a poultice to.
[1535–45; earlier pultes < Latin, pl. (taken as singular) of puls (s. pult-) porridge. See pulse2]
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|Noun||1.||poultice - 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.|
|Verb||1.||poultice - dress by covering with a therapeutic substance|
practice of medicine, medicine - the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries; "he studied medicine at Harvard"
dress - apply a bandage or medication to; "dress the victim's wounds"
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poultice[ˈpəʊltɪs] n → cataplasme m
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n. cataplasma, emplasto.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
poulticen emplasto, cataplasma
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