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  • n. A wound dressing consisting of a gauze soaked in a mixture of bismuth tribromophenate and petroleum jelly

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A yellowish green, almost odorless and tasteless powder which consists of tribromphenol-bismuth, containing 50 per cent. of tribromphenol: a surgical and intestinal antiseptic.


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