Epithem

Ep"i*them

(?), n. [L. epithema, Gr. , fr. to lay or put on: cf. F. pithme. See Epithet.] (Med.) Any external topical application to the body, except ointments and plasters, as a poultice, lotion, etc.
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Ep`i*the"ma

(?), n. [NL., from Gr. 'epi` upon + a case, box, fr. to place.] (Zol.) A horny excrescence upon the beak of birds.
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E*pith"e*sis

(?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. a putting on; 'epi` upon + to place.] The addition of a letter at the end of a word, without changing its sense; as, numb for num, whilst for whiles.
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