- raising a blister.
- a blistering agent; vesicatory.
Origin of epispastic
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- producing a serous discharge or a blister
- an epispastic agent
C17: from Greek epispastikos, from epispan to attract, from span to draw; alluding to the ancient belief that blisters consisted of humours drawn to the surface of the skin
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