irritant

[ ir-i-tnt ]SEE DEFINITION OF irritant

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR IRRITANT

Narcotic, anti-spasmodic, and irritant poison; one to two drachms.

Tonic, irritant, and caustic; dose internally, one to two drachms.

Irritant, cathartic, stimulant, and antiseptic; one to one and a half pounds.

It is used externally as an irritant or vesicant to the skin.

He must seize what is tickling him, putting his hand rapidly to the irritant.

Some patients are sensitive to one irritant, some to many irritants.

The Bicarbonates of the fixed alkalies are best, because least irritant.

Any thing which causes cough, as an irritant gas, will do it.

It is also caustic and irritant when applied externally in any form.

The first of these is the mildest, and the last the most irritant of the three.

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