A poultice or soft external application. Aloe, Annona, Chenopodium, Cochlospermum, Commelina, Drepanocarpus, Eclipta, Gliricidia, Gossypium, Jatropha, Kallstroemia, Mirabilis, Ocimum, Paullinia, Philodendron, Pilea, Pistia, Protulaca, Pothomorphe, Scoparia, Sesamum, Solanum, Waltheria.

EthnoBotanical Dictionary. 2013.


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  • Cataplasm — Cat a*plasm, n. [L. cataplasma, Gr. ?, fr. ? to spread over; kata down, wholly + ? to form, mold.] (Med.) A soft and moist substance applied externally to some part of the body; a poultice. Dunglison. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cataplasm — [kat′ə plaz΄əm] n. [Fr < LL cataplasma < Gr kataplasma: see CATA & PLASMA] a poultice, often medicated …   English World dictionary

  • cataplasm — noun Etymology: Middle French cataplasme, from Latin cataplasma, from Greek kataplasma, from kataplassein to plaster over, from kata + plassein to mold more at plaster Date: circa 1540 poultice …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cataplasm — /kat euh plaz euhm/, n. Med. poultice. [1555 65; < L cataplasma < Gk katáplasma. See CATA , PLASM] * * * …   Universalium

  • cataplasm — noun A poultice or plaster, spread over ones skin as medical treatment. Syn: poultice …   Wiktionary

  • cataplasm — SYN: poultice. [G. kataplasma, poultice, fr. kataplasso, to spread over] * * * cat·a·plasm kat ə .plaz əm n POULTICE * * * cat·a·plasm (katґə plaz″əm) [L. cataplasma; Gr. kataplasma] a poultice or soft external application, often… …   Medical dictionary

  • cataplasm — cat·a·plasm || kætÉ™plæzÉ™m n. poultice, compress …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cataplasm — [ katəplaz(ə)m] noun archaic a plaster or poultice. Origin ME: from OFr. cataplasme or late L. cataplasma, from Gk kataplasma, from kataplassein plaster over …   English new terms dictionary

  • cataplasm — n. Poultice …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • cataplasm — cat·a·plasm …   English syllables

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