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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A greenish-gray, fine, voluminous, odorless, and tasteless powder, said to be an oxyiodide of bismuth subgallate. It is absorbent and antiseptic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Pharm.), A Trademark A grayish green antiseptic powder, consisting of a basic iodide and gallate of bismuth, sometimes used in place of iodoform.

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