Origin of cataplasm
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And he jotted it down in his note-book, near the prices of Dare Devil and Cataplasm.The Bill-Toppers
This Cataplasm is also highly commended by some in the Gout.Every Day Life in the Massachusetts Bay Colony
George Francis Dow
On the next day, the inflammation had greatly subsided; the cataplasm and lotion were continued.
Make a cataplasm of bean meal and salad oil, and lay it to the place afflicted.
A cataplasm applied in inflammations, Anthony's fire, &c., represses them.
- med another name for poultice
C16: from Latin cataplasma, from Greek, from kataplassein to cover with a plaster, from plassein to shape
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