escharotic


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escharotic

[¦es·kə¦räd·ik]
(medicine)
Caustic.
Producing an eschar.
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Consecutive case study research of carcinoma in situ of cervix employing local escharotic treatment combined with nutritional therapy, J Naturopathic Med.
The effects seen here are due (1) to the intense irritation and escharotics action of the gas, and (2) to secondary infection, which promptly occurs.