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counterirritant


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Counterirritant  \Coun"ter*ir`ri*tant\  (-?r"r?-tant),  n., 
  Counterirritation  \Coun"ter*ir`ri*ta"tion\,  n. 
  See  {Counter  irritant},  etc.,  under  {Counter},  a. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  counterirritant 
  n  :  a  medicine  applied  locally  to  produce  superficial 
  inflammation  in  order  to  reduce  deeper  inflammation 




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