irritative irritative


  • (adj) (used of physical stimuli) serving to stimulate or excite


  1. The tiny, white-coated globules, FTC found, are an irritative laxative (with one of their ingredients described as "drastic"), and have no medicinal effect on the liver.
  2. Successfully substituted for surgical stitches in 300 trial patients with a wide variety of wounds, the tape is waterproof and non-irritative, reduces the risk of infection and .
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