epipastic

[ep-uh-pas-tik]Medicine/Medical

adjective

suitable for use as a dusting powder.

noun

an epipastic substance or preparation.

Nearby words

  1. epineurial,
  2. epineurium,
  3. epionychium,
  4. epiotic center,
  5. epipaleolithic,
  6. epipelagic,
  7. epipelagic zone,
  8. epipen,
  9. epipetalous,
  10. epiph.

Origin of epipastic

1700–10; < Greek epípast(os) sprinkled over (verbid of epipássein, equivalent to epi- epi- + pássein to sprinkle) + -ic

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