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- n. A fraction of coal tar containing cresols.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The trade-name of two different commercial products: Pearson's creolin, a mixture of coal-tar hydrocarbons (and probably phenols) with resin soap;
- n. Artmann's creolin, a mixture of coal-tar hydrocarbons with cresol-sulphonic acid. They are used as antiseptic washes.
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The solution to be used is preferably lysol, creolin, or carbolic acid.
Earth closets and privy vaults should be treated with lime, crude creolin or crude carbolic acid at frequent intervals.
During the summer time all open vaults and dry closets should be treated continuously with lime, crude creolin or crude carbolic acid, and they should be carefully cleaned out at frequent intervals.
The wound was irrigated three times daily with 1-300 creolin lotion, but remained very foul.
Procuring creolin, we rubbed it on our bodies pure; it should have been adulterated.
The discarded underclothing is first steeped in a solution of creolin, or other coal-tar disinfectant, for some hours, and then passes through the hands of a staff of women of the country, who wash and laundry it, passing it on to another staff of darners and menders.
Adametz  added to green cheese various disinfectants, as creolin and thymol, and found that this practically stopped the curing process.
-- Medicines are often administered to our hair-covered animals by the skin, yet care must be taken in applying some medicines -- as tobacco water, carbolic-acid solutions, strong creolin solutions, mercurial ointment, etc. -- over the entire body, as poisoning and death follow in some instances from absorption through the skin.
If there is much flatulency accompanying diarrhea baking soda or other alkaline medicines may effect a cure, while if the discharges have a very disagreeable odor it may be corrected by 1 ounce of sulphite of soda or dram doses of creolin in water, repeated twice a day.
If putrid feed has been consumed, creolin may be administered in doses of 2 drams, mixed with 1 pint of warm water or milk.
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