epilatory


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depilatory

 [de-pil´ah-tor″e]
1. removing or destroying hair.
2. an agent that does this. Called also epilatory.

e·pil·a·to·ry

(e-pil'ă-tō-rē),
1. Having the property of removing hair; relating to epilation.
See also: decalvant. Synonym(s): depilatory (1) , psilotic (2)
2. Synonym(s): depilatory (2)

epilatory

/epil·a·to·ry/ (e-pil´ah-tor″e) depilatory.

e·pil·a·to·ry

(e-pil'ă-tōr-ē)
1. Pertaining to removal of hair by any method that also removes the entire hair shaft, as in plucking or the application of heated wax products that harden, allowing the patient to remove an entire mass of hair at the same time.
2. An agent having this action.
Compare: depilatory

e·pil·a·to·ry

(e-pil'ă-tōr-ē)
Having the property of removing hair; relating to epilation.
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