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ich•tham•mol



Pronunciation: (ik-tham'ôl, -ol; ik'thu-môl", -mol"), [key]
n. Pharm.
a viscous, reddish-brown to brownish-black substance, obtained by the destructive distillation of bituminous shales, used in medicine chiefly as an antiseptic, analgesic, and local stimulant in skin disorders.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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