[ ik-tham-awl, -ol; ik-thuh-mawl, -mol ]
/ ɪkˈθæm ɔl, -ɒl; ˈɪk θəˌmɔl, -ˌmɒl /
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a viscous, reddish-brown to brownish-black substance, obtained by the destructive distillation of bituminous shales, used in medicine chiefly as an antiseptic, analgesic, and local stimulant in skin disorders.
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