phagedenic


phagedenic
Obsolete term for relating to or having the characteristics of phagedena.

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phag·e·de·nic also phag·e·dae·nic -'den-ik, -'dē-nik adj
1) of a lesion being or marked by phagedena
2) of, relating to, or resembling phagedena <the \phagedenic form of chancroid>

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  • PhagedenicAL — Phagedenic Phag e*den ic, PhagedenicAL Phag e*den ic*AL, a. [L. phagedaenicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. phag[ e]d[ e]nique.] (Med.) Of, like, or pertaining to, phagedena; used in the treatment of phagedena; as, a phagedenic ulcer or medicine. n. A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English