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Definition of the noun sinapism

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noun - plural: sinapisms

  1. a plaster containing powdered black mustard; applied to the skin as a counterirritant or rubefacient
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of sinapism: mustard plaster
    • more generic words: cataplasm / plaster / poultice = a medical dressing consisting of a soft heated mass of meal or clay that is spread on a cloth and applied to the skin to treat inflamed areas or improve circulation etc.

Alternative definition of the noun sinapism

noun

  1. Application of a mustard plaster

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Google previewBlood on the Moon (2005)

The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln by Edward Steers

A sinapism is a paste of ground mustard seed. The paste is applied directly on the skin and covered with a cloth. Its action is to stimulate blood circulation through its irritating effect on ...

Google previewThe Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universary Dictionary (2008)

by Mary Eaton

SINAPISMS. The sinapism is a poultice made of vinegar instead of milk, and rendered warm and stimulating by the addition of mustard, horseradish, or garlic. The common sinapism ...

Google previewSickness and Health in America (1997)

Readings in the History of Medicine and Public Health by Judith Walzer Leavitt, Ronald L. Numbers

opii" is a tincture of opium, probably laudanum, often given as a sedative or analgesic; a sinapism is a mustard plaster .

Google previewGould and Pyle's Pocket cyclopedia of medicine and surgery (1912)

by George Milbry Gould

A sinapism is a poultice or plaster containing mustard (sinapis), used for the purpose of counter- irritation. If applied too hot and kept on too long the skin will become inflamed and ulcerated, and extensive gangrenous sores may result.

Google previewMedical Record (1912)

by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman

A sinapism is a mustard plaster. A lotion is similar to a mixture, but is for external use. A liniment is a preparation consisting ...

Google previewThe Domestic Encyclopaedia; Or, A Dictionary of Facts, and Useful Knowledge: (1802)

Comprehending a Concise View of the Latest Discoveries, Inventions, and Improvements, Chiefly Applicable to Rural and Domestic Enconomy; Together with Descriptions of the Most Interesting Objects of Nature and Art; the History of Men and Animals, in a State of Health Or Disease; and Practical Hints Respecting the Arts and Manufactures, Both Familiar and Commercial. Illustrated with Numerous Engravings and Cuts. In Four Volumes. Volume First[-fourth]. by Anthony Florian Madinger Willich

SINAPISM, signifies an external application, in the form of a soft plaster, or poultice, for the same purposes as a BLISTER, to which we refer. The most usual sinapism is composed of equal parts of mustardflower and crumbs of bread, mixed ...

Google previewThe Domestic Encyclopaedia: MAC-SNO (1803)

by Anthony Florian Madinger Willich

SINAPISM, signifies un external application, in the form of a soft plaster, or poultice, for the same purposes as a Blist ER, to which we refer. The most usual sinapismiscomposed of equal parts of mustardflower and crumbs of bread, mixed with ...

Google previewThe Domestic Encyclopaedia (1802)

Or, A Dictionary of Facts, and Useful Knowledge, Comprehending a Concise View of the Latest Discoveries, Inventions, and Improvements, Chiefly Applicable to Rural and Domestic Enconomy ... by Anthony Florian Madinger Willich

SINAPISM, signifies an extermal application, in the form of a soft plaster, or poultice, for the same purposes as a Blister, to which we refer. The most usual sinapism is composed of equal parts of mustardflower and crumbs of bread, mixed with ...

Google previewThe domestic encyclopedia, or, A dictionary of facts and useful knowledge, chiefly applicable to rural & domestic economy (1821)

with an appendix, containing additions in domestic medicine, and the veterinary and culinary arts by Anthony Florian Madinger Willich, Thomas Cooper, Katherine Golden Bitting Collection on Gastronomy (Library of Congress)

SINAPISM, signifies an external application, in the form of a soft plaster, or poultice, for the same purposes as a Blister, to which we refer. The most usual sinapism is composed of equal parts of mustard-flour and en mbs of bread, mixed with ...

Google previewA Portable Cyclopaedia, Or, Compendious Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Including the Latest Discoveries (1819)

by C.T. Watkins

Ighe floor of mustard-seed mixed wuh crumbs of bread, and made into apastc with vinegar,formi a sinapism, a powerful rubefacient. it is applied to lhe_5t_)\¢l of the feet in cases of pressing dehility. Allium, garlic . The bruised root of this plant is ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1822)

by George Gregory

The flour of mustard-seed mixed with crumbs of bread, and made into a paste with vinegar, forms a sinapism, a powerful rubesaciant. It is applied to the soles of the feet in cases of pressing debility, as in the last stages of typhoid fever, and in ...

Google previewA New and Complete Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1819)

Including the Latest Improvement and Discovery and the Present States of Every Branch of Human Knowledge by George Gregory

The flour of mustard-seed mixed with crumbs of bread, and made into a paste with vinegar, forms a sinapism, ...

Google previewTHE AMERICAN CYCLOPAEDIA: A Popular Dictionary of GENERAL KNOWLEDGE. (1875)

As a topical stimulant, in the form of a mustard poultice or sinapism, ...

Google previewMedical Dictionary (1813)

Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Surgery, Medicine, Midwifery, Anatomy, Chemistry, &c. &c. &c by John James Watt

SINAPISM. A mixture of mustard and vinegar in the form of a poultice. SINCIPUT. The fore-head. SINE PARI. See azy Gos. SINGULTUS. The hiccough. SINUS. A cavity or depression. SINUSES. The veins of the Dura Mater. See veins.

Google previewThe Philadelphia Medical Dictionary (1808)

Containing a Concise Explanation of All the Terms Used in Medicine, Surgery, Pharmacy, Botany, Natural History, Chymistry, and Materia Medica by John Redman Coxe

Sinaftism um, Q a sinapism, or musSinafismus, { tard plaster. Sinciflut, the fore part of the skull. Sine fari, the azygos vein of the thorax. Simense lignum, the Chinese lettered wood. Singultus, hiccup. Sinister, on the left side. Sinistrorsum, on the ...

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