catapasm


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cat·a·pasm

(kat'ă-pazm),
A dusting powder applied to raw surfaces or ulcers.
[G. katapasma, a powder; katapassō, to sprinkle over]
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catapasm

An obsolete term for a powder applied to an open wound.
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