calefacient definition

  • adjective:
    • having home heating or heating effects
    • Making warm; home heating.
    • making the sensation of temperature whenever placed on your body
    • having warming or heating results
    • Making hot; home heating.
    • producing the impression of temperature when put on the body
  • noun:
    • A medical broker or substance which creates a feeling of warmth when placed on the human body.
    • A substance that excites heat when you look at the components that its used, as mustard.
    • what warms or heats; in medicine, a substance which excites a sensation of warmth within the component to which its used, as mustard, pepper, etc.; a superficial stimulant.
    • A medical broker or substance which creates a sense of warmth whenever placed on the human body.
    • A substance that excites warmth within the components to which its applied, as mustard.
    • what warms or heats; in medication, a substance which excites a sensation of heat into the component that it is used, as mustard, pepper, etc.; a superficial stimulant.
  • others:
    • Warming; home heating.
    • Warming; heating.

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