Calefacient: 1. (noun) Anything that warms. 2. (noun) A substance that produces a feeling of warmth when it is applied to the body. 3. (adjective) Producing warmth; heating.
From the Latin calefacere (to make warm), from calere (to be warm) + facere (to make).
calefacient [ËŒkÃ¦lÉªËˆfeÉªÊƒÉ™nt] adj. causing warmth. n (Medicine) Med Obsolete an agent that warms, such as a mustard plaster [from Latin calefaciÄ“ns, from ...
noun 1. Medicine/Medical . a substance, as mustard, that produces a sensation of heat when applied to the body. adjective 2. heating; warming. :10 :09 :08 :07 :06 :05 ...
adjective. making warm; heating Â· noun. Med. a substance applied to the body to give a sensation of heat
calefacient /calÂ·eÂ·faÂ·cient/ (kalâ€³Ä•-faÂ´shent) causing a sensation of warmth; an agent that so acts. calÂ·eÂ·faÂ·cient (k l-f sh nt) adj. Causing a sense of warmth.
having heating or warming effects Â· A medical agent or substance which produces a feeling of warmth when applied to the body.