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- v. To produce an opposite irritation in; to treat with one morbid process for the purpose of curing another.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To produce counter irritation in; to treat with one morbid process for the purpose of curing another.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In medicine, to produce an artificial inflammation or congestion in order to relieve a morbid condition existing in another part.
counter- + irritate (Wiktionary)