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1. canal(e n.

Additional spellings: canale
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A pipe or tube.

2. cappe n.

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(a) A headdress, a hat; esp., a small head covering worn under the hood; (b) a priest's close-fitting cap, the coif covering the tonsure; also, any kind of head covering for ecclesiastics; (c) a…

3. dē̆fensī̆f n.

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(a) Med. & surg. A medicine or ointment that prevents the growth or spread of disease, venom, humors, etc. [cp. defensif medecine]; (b) an ointment that preserves corpses.

4. dē̆fensī̆f adj.

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(a) Of weapons, armor: defensive; (b) med. & surg. of a bandage: preventing the spread of pus or other fluids; of a medicine or ointments: preventing the growth or spread of disease, preventive…

5. glūtinōsitẹ̄ n.

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Med. and surg. Of a medicine: capacity for sticking or causing adhesion, glutinosity.

6. hūmectā̆tī̆f adj.

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(a) Med. Of food: increasing moisture in the body, diluent; (b) surg. of medicines: moistening, increasing moisture.

7. hūmiditẹ̄ n.

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(a) Moistness, dampness; (b) anat. & med. the primary quality of moistness.

8. hūmorā̆l adj.

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Med. & surg. Consisting of humors or of pus; filled with humors or with pus.

9. incarnāciǒun n.

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(a) Theol. The Christian doctrine that God became man, Christ's incarnation; cristes incarnacioun, incarnacioun of the lord, etc.; taken incarnacioun of, to assume human form from (the Blessed…

10. indūrāciǒun n.

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(a) Med. & surg. The hardening of a bodily part, an inflammation, etc.; (b) alch. the hardening or congealing of soft materials.

11. inscī̆sī̆f adj. & n.

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Med. & surg. (a) Of medicines: having the property of dispersing, diluting, or dissolving viscous, thick, or heavy humor; (b) as noun: a medicine having such a property; (c) slashing, cutting.

12. inviscāciǒun n.

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Med. & surg. A sticking together of parts of a wound, of the eyelids, etc.

13. mordificātī̆ve adj.

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Med. & surg. (a) Distressing, tormenting; (b) corrosive; as noun: a caustic or corrosive medicine.

14. mortificāciǒun n.

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(a) Death; (b) renunciation of self and the world; mortificacioun of the flesh (bodi), mortificacioun of sinne, penitential asceticism.

15. mundificātī̆f n.

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Med. & surg. (a) A cleansing substance used internally or externally; (b) an ointment, plaster, powder, or liquid for cleansing a wound or ulcer; mundificatif de apio, mundificatif of smal ache,

16. mundificātī̆f adj.

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Med. & surg. Cleansing.

17. penetrātī̆f adj.

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(a) Med. & surg. Of medicines, ointments, etc.: penetrative, penetrating; (b) permeating, piercing; pungent, sharp; of the power of prayer: able to pierce.

18. prēservāciǒun n.

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(a) Protection, preservation; (b) a protective measure; (c) med. & surg. prophylaxis, protection from or prevention of a disease, morbid condition, etc.; -- usually with of- phrase; (d) a prophylactic…

19. prēservātī̆f adj.

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(a) Med. & surg. Of a treatment, regimen, etc.: serving to prevent or protect against a disease or morbid condition; preventive, prophylactic; also fig.; preservatif of; (b) of a treatment: tending to…

20. prohibitī̆f adj.

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Med. & surg. prohibitif of, preventive against (a morbid or pathological condition).