counterirritation

noun

coun·​ter·​ir·​ri·​ta·​tion -ˌir-ə-ˈtā-shən How to pronounce counterirritation (audio)
: the reaction produced by treatment with a counterirritant
also : the treatment itself

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“Counterirritation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/counterirritation. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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