Dis*cu"tient (?), a. [L. discutiens, p. pr. of discutere. See Discuss.] Med.

Serving to disperse morbid matter; discussive; as, a discutient application.

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n.

An agent (as a medicinal application) which serves to disperse morbid matter.

"Foment with discutiens."

Wiseman.

 

© Webster 1913.

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