abirritate


abirritate
abirritation, n.abirritative, adj.
/ab ir"i tayt'/, v.t., abirritated, abirritating. Med.
to make less irritable; soothe.
[AB- + IRRITATE]

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abirritate, v. Med.
(æbˈɪrɪteɪt)
[f. L. ab off, away + irritate.]
To cause diminution of irritation.

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  • Abirritate — Ab*ir ri*tate, v. t. [Pref. ab + irritate.] (Med.) To diminish the sensibility of; to debilitate. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • abirritate — verb To diminish the sensibility of; to debilitate. See Also: abirritant …   Wiktionary

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