As nouns the difference between irritant and capsaicinoid
is that irritant
is any medication designed to cause irritation while capsaicinoid
is (organic chemistry) any of a class of irritant compounds, related to capsaicin, that are responsible for the heat of chilli peppers.
As an adjective irritant
is causing irritation or inflammation.
Causing irritation or inflammation.
(legal, Scotland) Rendering null and void; conditionally invalidating.
- The states elected Harry, Duke of Anjou, for their king, with this clause irritant ; that, if he did violate any part of his oath, the people should owe him no allegiance.
Any medication designed to cause irritation
A source of irritation.
(organic chemistry) Any of a class of irritant compounds, related to capsaicin, that are responsible for the heat of chilli peppers