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cataplasm

[kat-uh-plaz-uh m]
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noun Medicine/Medical.
  1. poultice.
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Origin of cataplasm

1555–65; < Latin cataplasma < Greek katáplasma. See cata-, -plasm
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cataplasm

noun
  1. med another name for poultice
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Word Origin

C16: from Latin cataplasma, from Greek, from kataplassein to cover with a plaster, from plassein to shape
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cataplasm in Medicine

cataplasm

(kătə-plăz′əm)
n.
  1. poultice