Definition of Miasmatic

1. a. Containing, or relating to, miasma; caused by miasma; as, miasmatic diseases.



Definition of Miasmatic

1. Adjective. reeking, oppressing, having the nature of a miasma ¹

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Definition of Miasmatic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Miasmatic

miaowing
miaows
miaphysite
miargyrite
miarolitic
miascite
miasm
miasma
miasma theory
miasmal
miasmaler
miasmalest
miasmalike
miasmas
miasmata
miasmatic (current term)
miasmatical
miasmatist
miasmatists
miasmic
miasmically
miasmology
miasmous
miasms
miaul
miauled
miauling
miauls
mib

Literary usage of Miasmatic

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1. Lectures on Surgical Pathology and Therapeutics: A Handbook for Students and by Theodor Billroth (1878)
"miasmatic influences. Specific infection. Specific reaction of irritated ... I cannot admit of acute miasmatic tumours; but the development of goitre may be ..."

2. General surgical pathology and therapeutics, in fifty lectures by Theodor Billroth (1879)
"Etiology of Tumors ; miasmatic Influence.—Specific Infection. ... I do not know any acute miasmatic tumors; but goitre must be considered as a chronic ..."

3. The Half-yearly Abstract of the Medical Sciences: Being a Digest of British edited by William Harcourt Ranking, Charles Bland Radcliffe, William Dommett Stone (1865)
"On miasmatic Typhoid Fever. By Dr. JJ LEVICK, Physician to the Pennsylvanian Hospital. (American Quarterly Journal of Medical Science, April, 1864. ..."

4. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1890)
"IS INFLUENZA A CONTAGIOUS OR A miasmatic ... from what I had read of previous epidemics I felt strongly inclined to consider the disease as a miasmatic one. ..."

5. A Manual of general pathology: Designed as an Introduction to the Practice by Joseph Frank Payne (1888)
"Diseases both miasmatic and contagious are anthrax, protal>; typhoid fever: possibly plague and cholera. Pure miasmatic diseases are ague and other forms of ..."

6. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1875)
"Brief Account of an Epidemic of Jaundice. By Prof. LS JOYNES. The Richmond and Louisville Medical Journal, April, 1868. miasmatic ..."

7. Journal of Materia Medica (1871)
"In my article on the antidotal powers of tobacco in miasmatic fevers, I did not claim for it any curative properties, but only an immunity from attack ..."

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