detersive

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adjective de·ter·sive \di-ˈtər-siv, -ziv\

Definition of detersive

detersive

noun

Origin and Etymology of detersive

Middle French detersif, from Latin detersus, past participle of detergēre to deterge


First Known Use: 1586


Medical Dictionary

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detersive

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adjective de·ter·sive \di-ˈtər-siv, -ziv\

Medical Definition of detersive

  1. :  relating to or having detergent or cleansing activity a detersive agent


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detersive

noun de·ter·sive

Medical Definition of detersive

  1. :  a cleansing agent :  detergent

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