diachylon

diachylon
  n. kind of sticking plaster.

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  • diachylon — [ djakilɔ̃ ] n. m. • 1824; emplastre dyaquilon 1314; lat. méd., du gr. dia khulôn « au moyen de sucs » ♦ Pharm. Emplâtre agglutinant employé comme résolutif. Toile enduite de diachylon. ⇒ sparadrap. ● diachylon nom masculin (grec diakilon) Au… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Diachylon — (from Lat diachȳlōn, representing Gr διὰ χυλων, [a medicament] composed of juices [1]), also rendered diachylum or diaculum, was originally a kind of medicament made of the juices of several plants (thus its name), but now commonly the name for… …   Wikipedia

  • diachylon — ou diachylum (di a chi lon) s. m. Terme de pharmacie. Nom de deux emplâtres résolutifs, faits des sucs de certaines plantes. Diachylon simple. Diachylon composé ou gommé.    Toile de diachylon, ou, simplement, diachylon, toile sur laquelle on… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Diachylon — Di*ach y*lon, ||Diachylum Di*ach y*lum, n. [NL. diachylum, fr. Gr. ? very juicy; dia thoroughly + ? juice.] (Med. & Chem.) A plaster originally composed of the juices of several plants (whence its name), but now made of an oxide of lead and oil,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Diachylon — (Diachylonpslaster), einfaches u. zusammengesetztes, Bleiglättepflaster mit Baumöl …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Diachylon — Diachylon, griech., Heftpflaster aus Oel und gepulverter Bleiglätte bestehend (Bleiseife); ein anderes besteht aus Oel u. Bleiglätte, Wachs, Ammoniakgummi, Galbanum und Terpentin, und wirkt kräftig zertheilend …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • DIACHYLON — s. m. T. de Pharmacie. Emplâtre considéré comme résolutif, et dans lequel il entre des substances mucilagineuses. Diachylon simple. Diachylon composé. On écrit aussi, Diachylum (qui se prononce Diachilome ) …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • diachylon — /duy ak euh lon /, n. Med. an adhesive plaster consisting chiefly of litharge and oil, used in the treatment of wounds and excoriations. Also, diachylum /duy ak euh leuhm/. [1275 1325; < L < Gk diáchylon (something) made of juices, equiv. to dia… …   Universalium

  • diachylon — Soap Soap, n. [OE. sope, AS. s[=a]pe; akin to D. zeep, G. seife, OHG. seifa, Icel. s[=a]pa, Sw. s?pa, Dan. s?be, and perhaps to AS. s[=i]pan to drip, MHG. s[=i]fen, and L. sebum tallow. Cf. {Saponaceous}.] A substance which dissolves in water,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • DIACHYLON OU DIACHYLUM — n. m. T. de Pharmacie Emplâtre considéré comme résolutif et dans lequel il entre des substances mucilagineuses. Toile de diachylon, ou simplement Diachylon, Toile sur laquelle on étend le diachylon et qui se colle aux parties sur lesquelles on… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • diachylon — n. type of sticky lead plaster; lead soap …   English contemporary dictionary

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