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depilatory

 [de-pil´ah-tor″e]
1. removing or destroying hair.
2. an agent that does this. Called also epilatory.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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)
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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
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

e·pil·a·to·ry

(e-pil'ă-tōr-ē)
Having the property of removing hair; relating to epilation.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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