producing the sensation of heat when applied to the body
"a mustard plaster is calefacient"
A medical agent or substance which produces a feeling of warmth when applied to the body.
having heating or warming effects
making warm; heating
a substance that excites warmth in the parts to which it is applied, as mustard
Origin: [L. calefaciens p. pr. of calefacere to make warm; calere to be warm + facere to make.]
The numerical value of calefacient in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of calefacient in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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