cauterant

cauterant

[kaw-ter-uhnt] Medicine/Medical.
noun
1.
a caustic agent.
adjective

Origin:
1535–45; cauter(ize) + -ant

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cauterant (ˈkɔːtərənt)
 
adj
1.  caustic; cauterizing
 
n
2.  another name for cautery

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cauterant cau·ter·ant (kô'tər-ənt)
n.
A cauterizing substance.

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