[ kahr-tuh ]

noun,plural char·tae [kahr-tee]. /ˈkɑr ti/. Pharmacology.
  1. a strip of paper that is impregnated with a medicinal substance, for external application.

  2. Also called chartula, powder paper. a paper folded so as to form a packet for a powdered medicament.

Origin of charta

before 1000; Old English, for earlier sense of “letter, document” <Medieval Latin; <New Latin, Latin: sheet of paper, document <Greek chártēs papyrus leaf, sheet of paper, literally, something to make marks on; see character

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