from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To treat or impregnate with cantharides or any of its preparations.
- n. A salt of cantharidic acid.
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In the first stages of the disease a severe and stiff blister, such as the cantharidate of collodium, entirely covering the cyst, perhaps not yet completely formed, when the inflammation has subsided, will be of great benefit by its stimulating effect, the absorption it may excite, and the pressure which, when dry, it will maintain upon the tumor.