Tully's powder

noun

Tul·​ly's powder
ˈtəlēz-
: a powder composed of a mixture of morphine sulfate, camphor, powdered glycyrrhiza, and precipitated calcium carbonate and formerly used as an anodyne and antispasmodic

Word History

Etymology

after William Tully †1859 American physician

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“Tully's powder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tully%27s%20powder. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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