calefacient


calefacient

noun

  1. Medicine/Medical. a substance, as mustard, that produces a sensation of heat when applied to the body.

adjective

  1. heating; warming.

adjective

  1. causing warmth

noun

  1. med obsolete an agent that warms, such as a mustard plaster

adj.

  1. Causing a sense of warmth.

n.

  1. An agent that produces a sense of warmth in the part to which it is applied.

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