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escharotic

[es-kuh-rot-ik]Medicine/Medical
adjective
  1. producing an eschar, as a medicinal substance; caustic.
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noun
  1. an escharotic agent.
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Origin of escharotic

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

adjective
  1. capable of producing an eschar
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noun
  1. a caustic or corrosive agent
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escharotic in Medicine

escharotic

(ĕs′kə-rŏtĭk)
n.
  1. A caustic or corrosive substance or drug.
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adj.
  1. Producing an eschar.
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