antipyic


antipyic
antipyic, a. and n. Med.
(æntɪˈpaɪɪk)
[ad. Fr. antipyique, f. Gr. ἀντί (anti- 3) + πύον pus, matter: see -ic.]
A. adj. Tending to prevent suppuration. B. n. (sc. medicine, application.)
in Mayne.

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  • Antipyic — An ti*py ic, a. [Pref. anti + Gr. ?, ?, pus.] (Med.) Checking or preventing suppuration. n. An antipyic medicine. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English