resolvent

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

Definition of resolvent 

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

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resolvent adjective

First Known Use of resolvent

1845, in the meaning defined above

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resolvent

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

Medical Definition of resolvent 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: having power to resolve a resolvent drug

resolvent

noun

Medical Definition of resolvent (Entry 2 of 2)

: an agent capable of dispersing or absorbing inflammatory products

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