linctus

noun
linc·​tus | \ ˈliŋk-təs How to pronounce linctus (audio) \
plural linctuses

Medical Definition of linctus

: a syrupy or sticky preparation containing medicaments exerting a local action on the mucous membrane of the throat

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“Linctus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/linctus. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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