[ lik-wuh-fey-shuhnt ]
/ ˌlɪk wəˈfeɪ ʃənt /
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Origin of liquefacient
First recorded in 1850–55; from Latin liquefacient- (stem of liquefaciēns, present participle of the verb liquefacere “to melt”), equivalent to lique- (stem of liquēre “to be liquid”) + -facient -facient
Words nearby liquefacient
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How to use liquefacient in a sentence
Dr. Pereira and others ascribe to Sulphur a resolvent and liquefacient action.The Action of Medicines in the System|Frederick William Headland
British Dictionary definitions for liquefacient
/ (ˌlɪkwɪˈfeɪʃənt) /
a substance that liquefies or causes liquefaction
becoming or causing to become liquid
Word Origin for liquefacient
C19: from Latin liquefacere to make liquid
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Medical definitions for liquefacient
[ lĭk′wə-fā′shənt ]
An agent capable of causing a solid to become liquid.
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