escharotic

adjective
es·​cha·​rot·​ic | \ ˌe-skə-ˈrä-tik How to pronounce escharotic (audio) \

Definition of escharotic

: producing an eschar

Other Words from escharotic

escharotic noun

First Known Use of escharotic

1612, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for escharotic

French or Late Latin; French escharotique, from Late Latin escharoticus, from Greek escharōtikos, from escharoun to form an eschar, from eschara eschar

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“Escharotic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/escharotic. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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More Definitions for escharotic

escharotic

adjective
es·​cha·​rot·​ic | \ ˌes-kə-ˈrät-ik How to pronounce escharotic (audio) \

Medical Definition of escharotic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: producing an eschar

escharotic

noun

Medical Definition of escharotic (Entry 2 of 2)

: an escharotic agent (as a drug)

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