abirritate

[ ab-ir-i-teyt ]
/ æbˈɪr ɪˌteɪt /

verb (used with object), ab·ir·ri·tat·ed, ab·ir·ri·tat·ing. Medicine/Medical.

to make less irritable; soothe.

Nearby words

  1. abiosis,
  2. abiotic,
  3. abiotic factor,
  4. abiotrophy,
  5. abirritant,
  6. abirritation,
  7. abirritative,
  8. abishag,
  9. abitibi,
  10. abitur

Origin of abirritate


Related formsab·ir·ri·ta·tion, nounab·ir·ri·ta·tive, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for abirritation

abirritate

/ (æbˈɪrɪˌteɪt) /

verb

(tr) med obsolete to soothe or make less irritable
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Medicine definitions for abirritation

abirritation

[ ăb-ĭr′ĭ-tāshən ]

n.

The diminution of a reflex or other irritability in a body part.

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