epipastic

epipastic

[ep-uh-pas-tik] Medicine/Medical.
adjective
1.
suitable for use as a dusting powder.
noun
2.
an epipastic substance or preparation.

Origin:
1700–10; < Greek epípast(os) sprinkled over (verbid of epipássein, equivalent to epi- epi- + pássein to sprinkle) + -ic

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