HyperDic: counterirritant

English > 1 sense of the word counterirritant:
NOUNartifactcounterirritanta medicine applied locally to produce superficial inflammation in order to reduce deeper inflammation
English > counterirritant: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA medicine applied locally to produce superficial inflammation in order to reduce deeper inflammation.
Broadermedicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
Spanishantiirritante
Catalanantiirritant

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