resolvent

resolvent

[ri-zol-vuhnt]
adjective
1.
resolving; causing solution; solvent.
noun
2.
something resolvent.
3.
Medicine/Medical. a remedy that causes resolution of a swelling or inflammation.

Origin:
1670–80; < Latin resolvent- (stem of resolvēns), present participle of resolvere to resolve; see -ent

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resolvent (rɪˈzɒlvənt)
 
adj
1.  serving to dissolve or separate something into its elements; resolving
 
n
2.  something that resolves; solvent
3.  a drug or agent able to reduce swelling or inflammation

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resolvent re·sol·vent (rĭ-zŏl'vənt)
adj.
Causing or able to cause separation into constituents; solvent. n.
A resolvent substance, especially a medicine that reduces inflammation or swelling.

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