cataplasm


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Related to cataplasm: poultice

poul·tice

(pōl'tis),
A soft magma or mush prepared by wetting various powders or other absorbent substances with oily or watery fluids, sometimes medicated, and usually applied to the surface while hot; it exerts an emollient, relaxing, or stimulant, counterirritant effect on the skin and underlying tissues.
Synonym(s): cataplasm
[L. puls (pult-), a thick pap; G. poltos]

cataplasm

(kăt′ə-plăz′əm)
n.

cataplasm

A poultice.

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Their cooling rate is suitable since the application of clay mixed water on the surface of the skin as cataplasm or mud bath takes 20 to 30 min.
Among Ilokanos, Bikolanos and Tagalogs, leaves of apocynaceae or "pandakakiputi"as cataplasm on abdomen traditionally employed to induce parturition (de Padua, et.
Leaf and branch portions are commonly employed as cataplasms, compresses or baths in the treatment of skin disorders (Rodrigues & Carvalho, 2001).