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cataplasm

[ kat-uh-plaz-uhm ]
/ ˈkæt əˌplæz əm /
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noun Medicine/Medical.

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Origin of cataplasm

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

cataplasm
/ (ˈkætəˌplæzəm) /

noun

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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Medical definitions for cataplasm

cataplasm
[ kătə-plăz′əm ]

n.

poultice
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