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Meaning of OBTUNDENT

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ob*tund"ent\, n. [L. obtundens, p. pr. of obtundere.]
(Med.)
A substance which sheathes a part, or blunts irritation,
usually some bland, oily, or mucilaginous matter; -- nearly
the same as demulcent. --Forsyth.

 

 

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