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- noun Same as
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- noun (Chem.) Strychnine.
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- noun archaic, chemistry
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The rare exceptions are stimulants such as strychnia, in less marked indications coffee.
To these were added great numbers of the fruit which yields a variety of the nux vomica, from which we derive that virulent poison strychnia.
I prescribed phosphorus and strychnia, and galvanized the brain twice a week.
No attempt was made to prove that Mrs. Wharton had at any time in her possession strychnia, the poison alleged to have been used by her.
If a poisonous fungus has been eaten, its ill-effects may nowadays be promptly met by antidotes injected beneath the skin, and by taking small doses of strychnia in coffee.
As I had strong suspicions that syphilis was at the bottom of the trouble, I also administered iodide of potassium in gradually increasing doses — not however until electrization and strychnia employed for some weeks had failed to do any good.
It is allowable here to state, however, that not one of the symptoms laid down by authorities as characteristic of strychnia poisoning was present in the attack of the
In addition to this, the regimen usual in such cases, and also strychnia and phosphorus internally.
It would seem as though silence at a trial would best become gentlemen with such a record, yet they were the only experts who asserted that strychnia was the sole possible cause for the attack of the 24th of
Subsequent hypodermic injections, first of strychnia, then of atropia and finally of chloroform, the latter in doses ranging from 30 to 60 minims, gave him only temporary relief.