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ichthammol

noun ich·tham·mol \ ˈik-thə-ˌmȯl , -ˌmōl \

medical Definition of ichthammol

: a brownish black viscous tarry liquid prepared from a distillate of bituminous schists by sulfonation followed by neutralization with ammonia and used as an antiseptic and emollient — see ichthyol

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