[ ep-uh-spas-tik ]
/ ˌɛp əˈspæs tɪk /
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raising a blister.
a blistering agent; vesicatory.
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British Dictionary definitions for epispastic
/ (ˌɛpɪˈspæstɪk) med /
producing a serous discharge or a blister
an epispastic agent
Word Origin for epispastic
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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