escharotic

escharotic

[es-kuh-rot-ik] Medicine/Medical.
adjective
1.
producing an eschar, as a medicinal substance; caustic.
noun
2.
an escharotic agent.

Origin:
1605–15; < Late Latin escharōticus < Greek escharōtikós. See eschar, -otic

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escharotic (ˌɛskəˈrɒtɪk)
 
adj
1.  capable of producing an eschar
 
n
2.  a caustic or corrosive agent

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escharotic es·cha·rot·ic (ěs'kə-rŏt'ĭk)
n.
A caustic or corrosive substance or drug. adj.
Producing an eschar.

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