terpin hydrate

[ tur-pin ]

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

Origin of terpin hydrate

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

Words Nearby terpin hydrate

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How to use terpin hydrate in a sentence

  • 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