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len·i·tive

(len'i-tiv),
1. Soothing; relieving discomfort or pain.
2. Rarely used term for a demulcent.
[L. lenio, pp. lenitus, to soften, fr. lenis, mild]

lenitive

(lĕn′ĭ-tĭv)
adj.
Capable of easing pain or discomfort.
n.
A lenitive medicine.

len′i·tive·ly adv.

lenitive

A term that has been retired from the working medical parlance, formerly used as an adjective (meaning soothing), or as a noun (meaning demulcent).

len·i·tive

(len'i-tiv)
Soothing; relieving discomfort or pain.
[L. lenio, pp. lenitus, to soften, fr. lenis, mild]
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