Definition of Escharotic

1. a. Serving or tending to form an eschar; producing a scar; caustic.



2. n. A substance which produces an eschar; a caustic, esp., a mild caustic.

Definition of Escharotic

1. Adjective. Capable of producing an eschar ¹

2. Noun. A caustic or corrosive material ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Escharotic

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Escharotic

1. Serving or tending to form an eschar;; producing a scar; caustic. Origin: Gr, fr. An eschar: cf. F. Escharotique. A substance which produces an eschar; a caustic, especially, a mild caustic. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Escharotic

escarped
escarping
escarpment
escarpments
escarps
escars
escatology
eschalot
eschalots
eschar
eschara
escharase
escharectomy
escharine
escharotic (current term)
escharotick
escharotics
escharotomy
eschars
eschatocol
eschatocols
eschatological
eschatologically
eschatologies
eschatologist
eschatology
eschaton
eschaunge
escheat

Literary usage of Escharotic

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1858)
"... and that there is nothing new in the practice of their protégé except daily making incisions and stuffing the wounds with escharotic paste—a proceeding ..."

2. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1858)
"If, therefore, patients, from an unconquerable dread of cutting, should prefer the escharotic treatment, or if f he circumstances, on any other account, ..."

3. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1858)
"... for a trial of the sulphate of zinc as an escharotic, and shall now state the results of this trial. Case 1.—The first case in which it was tried was ..."

4. Therapeutics, Materia Medica, and Pharmacy: Including the Special by Samuel Otway Lewis Potter (1909)
"Its local action is stimulant and escharotic- The impure acetate (verdigris) is a violently irritant poison. Ammoniated Copper has no special action other ..."

5. The Half-yearly Abstract of the Medical Sciences: Being a Digest of British edited by William Harcourt Ranking, Charles Bland Radcliffe, William Dommett Stone (1857)
"On the escharotic treatment of Cancer, By Professor SVME. (Edinburgh Medical Journal, Nov., 1857.) After some sour comments upon Dr. Fell's mode of treating ..."

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