liquefacient definition

  • noun:
    • That which serves to liquefy.
    • Any agent, such mercury, iodine, etc., that promotes the liquefying procedures of system, and escalates the secretions.
    • what acts to liquefy.
    • a representative, as mercury, iodine, etc., which encourages the liquefying procedures of system, and boosts the secretions.
    • That which liquefies or acts to liquefy; in medicine, an agent, as mercury or iodine, always produce liquefaction of solid depositions.

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