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Use "sinapism" in a sentence
"It is the black Mustard which yields by its seeds the condiment of our tables, and the pungent yellow flour which we employ for the familiar stimulating poultice, or sinapism."
"The sinapism which the doctor ordered was applied to the hepatic region, and a small dose of calomel was administered."
"The sinapism will draw the current of the circulation to the exterior, the metastasis to the lungs or intestines is prevented, and the enfeebled nervous system is stimulated to renewed vigor by the peripheral irritation."