Meaning of RESOLVENT in English


I. -vənt adjective

Etymology: Latin resolvent-, resolvens, present participle of resolvere to resolve

: having power to resolve : causing solution : solvent

a resolvent drug

II. noun

1. : an agent that has power to disperse inflammatory or other lesions : something that aids the absorption of effused products

2. : something that can cause solution : solvent

3. : a means of solving something (as a problem)

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