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escharotic

[ es-kuh-rot-ik ]
/ ˌɛs kəˈrɒt ɪk /
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adjective

producing an eschar, as a medicinal substance; caustic.

noun

an escharotic agent.

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Origin of escharotic

1605–15; <Late Latin escharōticus<Greek escharōtikós.See eschar, -otic
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British Dictionary definitions for escharotic

escharotic
/ (ˌɛskəˈrɒtɪk) med /

adjective

capable of producing an eschar

noun

a caustic or corrosive agent
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Medical definitions for escharotic

escharotic
[ ĕs′kə-rŏtĭk ]

n.

A caustic or corrosive substance or drug.

adj.

Producing an eschar.
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