ich·​tham·​mol ˈik-thə-ˌmȯl How to pronounce ichthammol (audio) -ˌmōl How to pronounce ichthammol (audio)
: 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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“Ichthammol.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ichthammol. Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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