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dolorific

 [do″lor-if´ik]
producing pain.

do·lor·if·ic

(dō'lōr-if'ik),
Pain-producing.

dolorific

/do·lor·if·ic/ (do″lor-if´ik) producing pain.

do·lor·if·ic

(dō-lŏr-if'ik)
Pain-producing.

dolorific

producing pain.
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