Definition of Epithem

1. n. Any external topical application to the body, except ointments and plasters, as a poultice, lotion, etc.



Definition of Epithem

1. Noun. (medicine historical) Any external topical application to the body, except ointments and plasters; a poultice, lotion, etc. ¹

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Definition of Epithem

1. a group of leaf cells which exude water [n -S]

Medical Definition of Epithem

1. Any external topical application to the body, except ointments and plasters, as a poultice, lotion, etc. Origin: L. Epithema, Gr, fr. To lay or put on: cf. F. Epitheme. See Epithet. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Epithem

epithelite
epithelium
epithelium anterius corneae
epithelium ductus semicircularis
epithelium lentis
epithelium of lens
epithelium of semicircular duct
epitheliums
epithelization
epithelizations
epithelize
epithelized
epithelizes
epithelizing
epitheloid
epithem (current term)
epitheme
epithemes
epithems
epithermal
epithermal chemistry
epitheses
epithesis
epithet
epitheted
epithetic
epithetical
epithets
epithiazide

Literary usage of Epithem

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1. Lectures on Plant Physiology by Ludwig Jost (1907)
"... epithem plays the part of a filter. It is only when a positive pressure has been developed in the vessels that an excretion of water begins, ..."

2. Cooley's Cyclopædia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the by Arnold James Cooley, W. North (1892)
"2. (Ph. L. 1746.) Spanish flies (in fine powder), and wheat-flour, equal parts, made into paste with vinegar, qs As a blister. epithem, Volatile. Syn. ..."

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