Medical Definition of Calefacient
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).
Last Editorial Review: 9/14/2016
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