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1. cataplasm

noun. a medical dressing consisting of a soft heated mass of meal or clay that is spread on a cloth and applied to the skin to treat inflamed areas or improve circulation etc..

Synonyms

  • medical dressing
  • plaster
  • mustard plaster
  • sinapism
  • poultice

Etymology

  • cataplasma (Latin)
  • κατάπλασμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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