cauterant

[kaw-ter-uh nt]Medicine/Medical

noun

a caustic agent.

adjective


Origin of cauterant

First recorded in 1535–45; cauter(ize) + -ant
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British Dictionary definitions for cauterant

cauterant

adjective

caustic; cauterizing

noun

another name for cautery (def. 2)
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cauterant in Medicine

cauterant

[kôtər-ənt]

n.

A cauterizing substance.
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