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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A medicine for external application that produces redness of the skin.

Usage examples (15)
  • These objects are best attained by means of the galvanic current, which should be employed of sufficient intensity to produce a rubefacient effect.
  • Peru balsam is used extensively as a local protectant, rubefacient, parasiticide in certain skin diseases, antiseptic, and applied externally as an ointment, or in...
  • When applied in lotions every night for five or six times consecutively, it will heal indolent ulcers; and its rubefacient effects serve instead of those produced...
  • This has also a rubefacient and epispastic operation. for more
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