Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In medicine, serving to remove obstructions; deobstruent.
  • noun An ecphractic drug.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Med.) Serving to dissolve or attenuate viscid matter, and so to remove obstructions; deobstruent.

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  • adjective medicine, dated Serving to dissolve or attenuate viscid matter, and so remove obstructions; deobstruent.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek to open or unblock? Compare French ecphractique.

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