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liquefacient

Pronunciation: lik-we-fa'shent

Definition:

  1. Making liquid; causing a solid to become liquid.
  2. Denoting a resolvant supposed to cause the resolution of a solid tumor by liquefying its contents.

[L. lique-facio, pres. p. -faciens, to make fluid, fr. liqueo, to be liquid]

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