Definition of Irritant. Meaning of Irritant. Synonyms of Irritant

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Definition of Irritant

Irritant
Irritant Ir"ri*tant, a. [L. irritans, -antis, p. pr. of irritare: cf. F. irritant. See Irritate to excite.] Irritating; producing irritation or inflammation.
Irritant
Irritant Ir"ri*tant, n. [Cf. F. irritant.] 1. That which irritates or excites. 2. (Physiol. & Med.) Any agent by which irritation is produced; as, a chemical irritant; a mechanical or electrical irritant. 3. (Toxicology) A poison that produces inflammation. Counter irritant. See under Counter. Pure irritant (Toxicology), a poison that produces inflammation without any corrosive action upon the tissues.
Irritant
Irritant Ir"ri*tant, a. [LL. irritants, -antis, p. pr. of irritare to make null, fr. L. irritus void; pref. ir- not + ratus established.] (Scots Law) Rendering null and void; conditionally invalidating. The states elected Harry, Duke of Anjou, for their king, with this clause irritant; that, if he did violate any part of his oath, the people should owe him no allegiance. --Hayward.

Meaning of Irritant from wikipedia

- Look up irritant or irritants in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Irritant may refer to: A stimulus or agent which causes irritation Irritant (album)...
- Irritant folliculitis is an inflammation of the hair follicle. It characteristically presents with small red bumps in the skin at sites of occlusion, pressure...
- from either exposure to allergens (allergic contact dermatitis), or irritants (irritant contact dermatitis). Allergic contact dermatitis involves a dela****...
- Irritant contact dermatitis is a form of contact dermatitis that can be divided into forms caused by chemical irritants and those caused by physical irritants...
- determined by the person's history and the location of the rash. For example, irritant dermatitis often occurs on the hands of those who frequently get them wet...
- irritation among VDU users. Other risk factors, such as chemical toxins/irritants (e.g. amines, formaldehyde, acetaldehyde, acrolein, N-decane, VOCs, ozone...
- A stimulus or agent which induces the state of irritation is an irritant. Irritants are typically thought of as chemical agents (for example phenol and...
- Irritant Horn was a surveillance operation plan with the goal of compromising smartphones through usage of Google and Samsung application stores. The operation...
- into the more general category of counterstimulation. Topical counter-irritants are non-analgesic, non-anesthetic substances or treatments used to treat...
- by saliva from repetitive lip licking and is classified as a subtype of irritant contact cheilitis. The resulting scaling, redness, chapping, and crusting...