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terpin hydrate

[tur-pin] /ˈtɜr pɪn/
noun, Pharmacology.
a white, crystalline powder, C 10 H 20 O 2 ⋅H 2 O, usually used in combination with codeine, as an expectorant.
Origin of terpin hydrate
First recorded in 1865-70; terp(ene) + -in2 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Add the terpin hydrate; and compress in a tablet machine, using 3/8-inch die and punches, to make one hundred 0.30 Gm.

    Candy Medication Bernard Fantus

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