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- n. A medicinal preparation made by mixing or dissolving a substance in glycerine.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A medicinal preparation made by mixing or dissolving a substance in glycerin.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The general name of a class of preparations consisting of a medicinal substance dissolved or suspended in glycerol. Also glycerate, glycerol, glycerole.
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- n. a medicine made by mixing a substance in glycerin
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The compound gall ointment or the glycerite of tannin will be found to act successfully in some cases.
McTeague sprayed the tooth with glycerite of tannin, but without effect.
For this purpose the glycerite of tannin and laudanum in equal parts is good.
(glycerite of tannin) must be applied on cotton wound on a curved applicator, and the instrument passed above and behind the roof of the mouth into the region back of the nose.