calefacient


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calefacient

 [kal″ĕ-fa´shent]
causing a sensation of warmth; an agent that so acts.

cal·e·fa·cient

(kal'ĕ-fā'shent),
1. Making warm or hot.
2. An agent causing a sense of warmth in the part to which it is applied.
[L. calefacio, fr. caleo, to be warm, + facio, to make]

calefacient

/cal·e·fa·cient/ (kal″ĕ-fa´shent) causing a sensation of warmth; an agent that so acts.

calefacient

[kal′əfā′shənt]
Etymology: L, calare, to be warm, facere, to make
1 adj, making or tending to make anything warm or hot.
2 n, an agent that imparts a sense of warmth when applied, such as a hot-water bottle or a hot compress.

cal·e·fa·cient

(kal'ĕ-fā'shĕnt)
1. Making warm or hot.
2. An agent causing a sense of warmth in the part to which it is applied.
[L. calefacio, fr. caleo, to be warm, + facio, to make]

calefacient

causing a sensation of warmth; an agent that so acts.