Definition of Revulsive

1. a. Causing, or tending to, revulsion.



2. n. That which causes revulsion; specifically (Med.), a revulsive remedy or agent.

Definition of Revulsive

1. Adjective. Causing revulsion ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Revulsive

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Revulsive

1. 1. Effecting revulsion. 2. An agent causing revulsion, a counter irritant. Origin: L. Vellere = to draw This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Revulsive

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revolvingly
revospirone
revote
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revoting
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revue
revues
revuist
revuists
revulsed
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revulsive (current term)
revved
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rew
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rewakened
rewakening
rewakens
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Literary usage of Revulsive

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1. American Journal of Dental Science by American Society of Dental Surgeons (1879)
"Chloral as a revulsive.—This is the subject of a paper in the ... revulsive, the author quoted would commend such " chloral paper " to physicians, ..."

2. A Treatise on the Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use by Austin Flint, William Henry Welch (1886)
"revulsive applications to the chest and extremities are appropriate. Swallowing pieces of ice has been found effective. ..."

3. Journal of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy by Philadelphia College of Pharmacy (1833)
"On External revulsive Applications. By I. Faure, Sen. Many medicines, which were formerly employed by physicians, have been lost sight of, and which, ..."

4. Rational Hydrotherapy: A Manual of the Physiological and Therapeutic Effects by John Harvey Kellogg (1901)
"In chronic visceral congestion, the Scotch revulsive douche may be administered to those areas of the skin which are in reflex relation with the several ..."

5. Manual of Static Electricity in X-ray and Therapeutic Uses by Samuel Howard Monell (1897)
"revulsive effects. Sedative versus stimulating effects. Relief of pains. Its great service in nervous and functional conditions and all diseases associated ..."

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