Definition of Eccritic

1. n. A remedy which promotes discharges, as an emetic, or a cathartic.



Definition of Eccritic

1. Noun. (medicine) Any remedy that promotes discharges. ¹

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Definition of Eccritic

1. a medicinal purge [n -S]

Medical Definition of Eccritic

1. A remedy which promotes discharges, as an emetic, or a cathartic. Origin: Gr. Secretive, fr. To choose out. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eccritic

ecclesiologies
ecclesiologist
ecclesiologists
ecclesiology
ecclesiophobia
ecco
eccoriate
eccrine
eccrine acrospiroma
eccrine gland
eccrine poroma
eccrine spiradenoma
eccrinology
eccrises
eccritic (current term)
eccritics
eccyclema
eccyclemas
eccyclemata
eccyesis
ecdemic
ecdemite
ecderon
ecdyses
ecdysial
ecdysial gland
ecdysiasts

Literary usage of Eccritic

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1. Transactions of the Annual Meeting by Ohio State Medical Society (1888)
"During the whole process of normal digestion, the eccritic glands continue to pour forth their secretions, even after the saturation of the ingesta, ..."

2. Materia Medica: For the Use of Students by John Barclay Biddle (1874)
"J to gr. j, every one, two, or three hours ; as an eccritic, in these doses, twice or thrice a day. In the dose of gr. j, frequently repeated, ..."

3. Materia Medica and Therapeutics for Physicians and Students by John Barclay Biddle, Clement Biddle (1895)
"Disturbance of the vision, contracted pupils, cerebral uneasiness, and after a time, vomiting, generally accompany these eccritic results, which effects are ..."

4. The Chicago Medical Journal (1866)
"Bichloride of mercury, in medicinal doses, acts as a laxative, cathartic, eccritic and catalytic ..."

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