What does the word irritant mean?

Usage examples for irritant

  1. The second indication in the treatment is that of applying a counter- irritant as near to the diseased parts as possible. – Diseases of the Horse's Foot by Harry Caulton Reeks
  2. The fly was a counter- irritant. – The Lost Wagon by James Arthur Kjelgaard

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