|adj. [phagedenique, Fr.] Eating; corroding.|
Phagedenick medicines, are those which eat away fungous or proud flesh.
A bubo, according to its malignancy, either proves easily curable, or terminates in a phagedenous ulcer with jagged lips. Wiseman's Surgery.
When they are very putrid and corrosive, which circumstances give them the name of foul phagedenick ulcers, some spirits of wine should be added to the fomentation. Sharp.