adjective combining form

Definition of -FACIENT

:  making :  causing <somnifacient>

Origin of -FACIENT

Latin -facient-, -faciens (as in calefacient-, calefaciens making warm, present participle of calefacere to warm)


adjective combining form \ˈfā-shənt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of -FACIENT

: making : causing <abortifacient> <rubefacient>


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