resolvent

noun re·sol·vent \ ri-ˈzäl-vənt , -ˈzȯl- \

Definition of resolvent

: a means of solving something (such as an equation)

resolvent

adjective

First Known Use of resolvent

1845


Medical Dictionary

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resolvent

adjective re·sol·vent \ ri-ˈzäl-vənt, -ˈzȯl- \

medical Definition of resolvent

: having power to resolve
  • a resolvent drug

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resolvent

noun

medical Definition of resolvent

: an agent capable of dispersing or absorbing inflammatory products

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