Definition of Catapasm. Meaning of Catapasm. Synonyms of Catapasm

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Definition of Catapasm

Catapasm Cat"a*pasm, n. [Gr. ?, fr. ? to besprinkle; kata` down, wholly + ? to strew, or sprinkle.] (Med.) A compound medicinal powder, used by the ancients to sprinkle on ulcers, to absorb perspiration, etc. --Dunglison.

Meaning of Catapasm from wikipedia

- A poultice, also called a cataplasm, is a soft moist m****, often heated and medicated, that is spread on cloth and placed over the skin to treat an aching...