Lost Words of Medical Terminology (Part Two)…


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ectylotic adj 1736 -1864
removing warts or calluses
Use this ectylotic bandage on your finger and you’ll be cured in a week or two.

jecorary adj 1684 -1684
of or relating to the liver
The alcoholic’s refusal to seek treatment caused him no end of jecorary trouble.

mochlic n 1657 -1753
drastic purgative medicine
This mochlic remedy is worse than the disease, but at least it will be over quickly.

occaecation n 1608 -1691
the act of blinding
After his occaecation, he was unable to enjoy simple pleasures such as reading.

panchymagogue n 1657 -1893
medicine purging all the humours from the body
What you need is a good panchymagogue to get you back on your feet!

My sentence:  The patient had endured the ectylotic treatment without complaint but after the necessary occarcation became depressed. His continued illness required his physicians to prescribe jecorary and panchymagogie at which the patient declined and discharged himself.

How did you use these words?

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Source of lost words:  http://phrontistery.info/clw4.html

 

 

 

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