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polycrest

Syllabification: pol·y·crest

Definition of polycrest in English:

noun

(In homeopathy) a remedy that is frequently used, in general or for a particular condition: the poison ivy polycrests
More example sentences
  • Commonly used homeopathic medicines called polycrests are multipurpose.
  • Pulsatilla is a remedy that is called a polycrest, meaning it can be used for various problems and affects various systems in the body.

Origin

19th century: from Greek polu- 'many' + khraosos 'use'.

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