-facient adjective combining form
: making : causing <somnifacient>
Origin of -FACIENT
Latin -facient-, -faciens (as in calefacient-, calefaciens making warm, present participle of calefacere to warm)
-fa·cient adjective combining form \ˈfā-shənt\ (Medical Dictionary)
: making : causing <abortifacient> <rubefacient>
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