escharotic

[es-kuh-rot-ik]Medicine/Medical
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adjective

producing an eschar, as a medicinal substance; caustic.

noun

an escharotic agent.

Origin of escharotic

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

escharotic

adjective

capable of producing an eschar

noun

a caustic or corrosive agent
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escharotic in Medicine

escharotic

[ĕs′kə-rŏtĭk]

n.

A caustic or corrosive substance or drug.

adj.

Producing an eschar.
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