terpin hydrate

[ tur-pin ]
/ ˈtɜr pɪn /

noun Pharmacology.

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

Nearby words

  1. ternopol,
  2. terotechnology,
  3. terpene,
  4. terpenic,
  5. terpenoid,
  6. terpineol,
  7. terpolymer,
  8. terpsichore,
  9. terpsichorean,
  10. terr

Origin of terpin hydrate

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

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