discutient dis·cu·tient (dĭ-skyōō'shənt)
Causing dispersal or disappearance of a pathological accumulation. n.
A discutient agent or drug.
discutient; probably one of the most powerful known in syphilitic cases complicated with scrofula.
Alterative and discutient; used to disperse indolent tumours and swellings, and as a resolvent in enlarged joints, &c.
Used as a discutient or resolvent; more particularly as an application to scrofulous tumours and indurations.
Hops may be used topically as a fomentation or a poultice, as a resolvent or discutient in painful swellings and tumours.
One of our most useful anodyne and discutient applications, in painful scirrhous, scrofulous, and syphilitic tumours.
This liniment is stimulant, discutient, and alterative, and in its general properties resembles the ointment of the same name.
Detergent, lubricating, and discutient; in itch and other skin diseases, &c.
It is said to be discutient, but is now never employed in medicine.