terpin hydrate

[ tur-pin ]
/ ˈtɜr pɪn /

noun Pharmacology.

a white, crystalline powder, C10H20O2⋅H2O, usually used in combination with codeine, as an expectorant.

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Origin of terpin hydrate

First recorded in 1865–70; terp(ene) + -in2

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