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  • A most impor - mately became general medical practitioners and tant passage is contained in the second leechbook those who, together with the emergent chemists

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  • In England it became known as 'Venetian A Saxon leechbook of the eleventh century records treacle' ( 'treacle' is a corruption of theriac).

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  • He refers to both mithridatium and ther - theriac formulation appears in this leechbook. iac.

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