Ep"i*spas"tic (?), a. [Gr. , fr. to draw to, attract; to + to draw: cf. F. 'epispastique.] Med.

Attracting the humors to the skin; exciting action in the skin; blistering.


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Ep"i*spas"tic, n. Med.

An external application to the skin, which produces a puriform or serous discharge by exciting inflammation; a vesicatory.


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