algefacient


algefacient
  a. cooling.

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  • algefacient — algefacient, a. Med. (ˌældʒiːˈfeɪʃ(ɪ)ənt) [f. L. algē re to be cold + facient em pr. pple. of facĕre to make; cf. L. calefacere to make warm.] ‘Cooling, having the power to make cold.’ Syd. Soc. Lex. 1879 …   Useful english dictionary

  • algefacient — An agent that has a cooling action. [L. algeo, to be cold, + facio, pr. pl. iens, to make] * * * al·ge·fa·cient (al″jə faґshənt) [L. algere to be cold + facient] cooling; refrigerant …   Medical dictionary