Tripsis

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Tripsis (Med) Trituration.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n tripsis The act of reducing a substance to powder; trituration.
    • n tripsis In medicine, the process of shampooing. See shampoo.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Tripsis trip′sis pulverisation: the process of shampooing.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr. , fr. to rub
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr.,—tribein, to rub.