Definition of phagedaenic in English:

phagedaenic

(also phagadenic, phagedenic)

adjective

Medicine
  • Of the nature of phagedaena; of or relating to phagedaena.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Blount (1618–1679), antiquary and lexicographer. From classical Latin phagedaenicus of the nature of a phagedaena from Hellenistic Greek ϕαγεδαινικός from ancient Greek ϕαγέδαινα + -ικός. Compare French phagédénique.

Pronunciation

phagedaenic

/ˌfadʒɪˈdiːnɪk/