- a fetid, tarry liquid obtained in the dry distillation of bone.
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As already stated, both series occur in coal-tar and the pyridine series also more abundantly in bone-oil.
- a dark brown pungent oil, containing pyridine and hydrocarbons, obtained by the destructive distillation of bones
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