counterirritate

transitive verb
coun·​ter·​irritate | \ ˈkau̇ntər+ˌ- \

Definition of counterirritate

: to irritate as an offset to adjacent inflammation : treat with counterirritants

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Other Words from counterirritate

counterirritation \ "+ˌ-​ \ noun

History and Etymology for counterirritate

counter- + irritate

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“Counterirritate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/counterirritate. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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