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1. ablāciǒun n.

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Med. and surg. (a) Removal, amputation; ablacioun of blod, bloodletting; also, removal (of the cause of a disease); (b) loss of function (in a part of the body).

2. abstersiǒun n.

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Surg. (a) The act or process of cleansing a wound or sore, the removal of pus or other impurities by means of cleansing medicines; (b) a detergent or cleansing property.

3. abstersīve n.

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Surg. A cleansing medicine; a preparation, externally applied, which removes pus and other impurities from wounds or sores.

4. actūā̆l, -ē̆l adj.

Additional spellings: actuel
22 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) Of things, conditions, emotions, qualities: existing in fact, real; of actions: really done; (b) surg. real (as opposed to potential); actual cauterie, a cauterizing operation involving the…

5. adustiǒun n.

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(a) Treatment with heat or burning, calcination of a substance; (b) surg. cauterization; (c) phys. the corruption of bodily humors, ulcers, etc., by heat; the process by which humors, etc., become adu

6. aggregāten v.

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To combine, collect, or gather (persons, things, qualities, etc.) into one body or sum.

7. articūlāciǒun n.

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Anat. & surg. (a) A joint or joining (of bones); (b) setting (of bones or fractures).

8. astēl, astelle n.

Additional spellings: astelle
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(a) A billet or shingle; astel shid; (b) firewood; (c) surg. a splint.

9. bē̆nd(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: bende
83 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) A fetter, shackle, chain; also fig.; (b) a band or strap of metal, a hoop, clamp, fastening; (c) a circlet or fillet to confine the hair; (d) a cord for tying or fastening; a bandage, rope, withy…

10. bresten v.

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(a) To be broken, fall apart, break, shatter; bresten atwo, bresten atwinne, bresten in peces, bresten in sunder; (b) to break (sth.), shatter, crush; break (one's arm); ppl. brosten, of grain or…

11. bresting ger.

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(a) Breaking; bresting doun, breaking down, overthrowing; (b) a wound, a bruise; (c) bursting open.

12. calidicǒun n.

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Surg. A strong caustic medicine.

13. callō̆sitē n.

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Surg. Pathologically hardened tissue.

14. callǒus adj.

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Surg. Of flesh, skin, etc.: hardened, pathologically hard.

15. canāble n.

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Surg. A device for holding a broken limb rigid.

16. canal(e n.

Additional spellings: canale
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A pipe or tube.

17. cāne n.

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(a) A reed (esp., Arundo donax & Phragmites communis); (b) sugar cane (Saccharum officinarum); (c) a Javanese reed; prob., bamboo; (d) a fragrant reed of India and Persia.

18. canūle n.

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Surg. (a) A hollow sheath or tube through which a suturing needle or a cauterizing instrument is passed; fenestred canule, a tube with a hole, or window, in the side; (b) a tube inserted in the body…

19. 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…

20. carbuncle n.

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(a) A precious stone, any of the gems called carbuncles; esp., that carbuncle which shines in the dark; (b) a decorative material made of (or resembling) carbuncles; (c) something excellent or…