Euphorbium

Euphorbium, an acrid dull-yellow or brown resin, consisting of the concreted milky juice of several species of Euphorbia, cactus-like perennial plants indigenous to Morocco. It dissolves in alcohol, ether and turpentine; in water it is only slightly soluble. It consists of two or more resins and a substance euphorbone, C20H360 or C~5HI4O. Pliny th...
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Euphorbium

• (n.) An inodorous exudation, usually in the form of yellow tears, produced chiefly by the African Euphorbia resinifrea. It was formerly employed medicinally, but was found so violent in its effects that its use is nearly abandoned.
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euphorbium

<medicine> An inodourous exudation, usually in the form of yellow tears, produced chiefly by the African Euphorbia resinifrea. It was formerly employed medicinally, but was found so violent in its effects that its use is nearly abandoned. ... Origin: NL, fr. L. Euphorbeum, from Gr.; so called after Euphorbus, a Greek physician. ... Source: We...
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euphorbium

gum eurphorbium noun an acrid brown gum resin now used mainly in veterinary medicine
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Euphorbium

Eu·phor'bi·um noun [ New Latin , from Latin euphorbeum , from Greek ...; -- so called after Euphorbus , a Greek physician.] (Medicine) An inodorous exudation, usually in the form of yellow tears, produced chiefly by the African Euphorbia resinifera . It was formerly employe...
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Euphorbium

Euphorbium is a yellowish-white body, which is the solidified juice of certain plants of the genus Euyliorbia, either exuding naturally or from incisions made in the bark. It is a powerfully acrid substance, virulently purgative and emetic.
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euphorbium

[n] - an acrid brown gum resin now used mainly in veterinary medicine
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