anatriptic
1. Pertaining to anatripsis. 2. A remedy to be applied by friction or rubbing.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • anatriptic — anatriptic, a. Med. (ænəˈtrɪptɪk) [f. Gr. ἀνάτριπτ ος rubbed up (f. ἀνατρίβ ειν to rub up) + ic. Cf. mod.Fr. anatriptique.] Belonging to friction, characterized by friction. (Applied to some medicines.) in Syd. Soc. Lex …   Useful english dictionary

  • Friction — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Friction >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 friction friction attrition Sgm: N 1 rubbing rubbing &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 confrication| confrication| detrition contrition| affriction abrasion arrosion| …   English dictionary for students

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