apostematous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From apostemate +‎ -ous.

Adjective[edit]

apostematous (comparative more apostematous, superlative most apostematous)

  1. Of or pertaining to an aposteme; having the nature of an aposteme; characterised by apostemes.
    • 1827, Thomas John Graham, Of Pulmonary Consumption: Of the Apostematous Consumption, chapter section in Modern Domestic Medicine, page 275-276,
      But I suspect they are rarely applicable to any other than the apostematous phthisis. [] Patients labouring under severe apostematous consumption, have often derived signal advantage from living solely on milk.