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from The Century Dictionary.

  • Producing maturity; conducive to ripeness.
  • Conducing to perfect suppuration, or the formation of pus in an abscess.
  • noun In medicine, anything that promotes suppuration; a maturant.

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

  • noun (Med.) A remedy promoting maturation; a maturant.
  • adjective Conducing to ripeness or maturity; hence, conducing to suppuration.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun medicine A remedy promoting maturation; a maturant.

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