Definition of Scarifications

1. Noun. (plural of scarification) ¹



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Definition of Scarifications

1. scarification [n] - See also: scarification

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scarifications

scarfish
scarfless
scarflike
scarfmaker
scarfmakers
scarfpin
scarfpins
scarfs
scarfskin
scarfskins
scarfwise
scarier
scariest
scarification
scarification test
scarifications (current term)
scarificator
scarificators
scarified
scarifier
scarifiers
scarifies
scarify
scarifying
scarifyingly
scarily
scariness
scarinesses
scaring
scaringly

Literary usage of Scarifications

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1. Materia Medica and Therapeutics for Physicians and Students by John Barclay Biddle, Clement Biddle (1895)
"scarifications relieve the preputial œdema of balanitis. ... As scarifications give vent to effused fluids, they may be used to let out the superficial ..."

2. The Native Races of the Indian Archipelago: Papuans by George Windsor Earl (1853)
"... THE DORY PAPUANS DRESS—scarifications OF THE BODY—ORNAMENTS OCCUPATIONS FOOD AND LUXURIES—HABITATIONS AND HOUSEHOLD GEAR ARTS AND AGRICULTURE ARMS AND ..."

3. Materia Medica: For the Use of Students by John Barclay Biddle (1874)
"scarifications are slight incisions made in inflamed parts, to relieve the engorged capillary vessels; they are often employed with benefit in inflammations ..."

4. Ocular Therapeutics by Armand Darier (1903)
"Surgical treatment based upon the progress of modern surgery and the infectious nature of the granulations ; scarifications, scraping, and brushing. ..."

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