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camphor

Overview page. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.

(kam-fer)

a crystalline aromatic substance obtained from the tree Cinnamomum camphora. It is used in liniments, creams, and sprays as a counterirritant and antipruritic.

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camphor

Overview page. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.

(kam-fer)

a crystalline aromatic substance obtained from the tree Cinnamomum camphora. It is used in liniments, creams, and sprays as a counterirritant and antipruritic.

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camphor

Edited by John Daintith.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 49 words.

A white crystalline cyclic ketone, C10H16O; r.d. 0.99; m.p. 179°C; b.p. 204°C. It was formerly obtained

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camphor

Richard Rennie.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 49 words.

A white crystalline cyclic ketone, C10H16O; r.d. 0.99; m.p. 179°C; b.p. 204°C. It was formerly obtained

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camphor

W. J. Johnson.

in A Dictionary of Hinduism

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Hinduism. 90 words.

An organic compound, crystallized from an oil distilled from the camphor laurel tree (Cinnamomum camphora), which is widely

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camphor

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 3 words.

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camphor

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 3 words.

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camphor

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 25 words.

n. a crystalline aromatic substance obtained from the tree Cinnamomum camphora. It is used in creams, liniments, and sprays

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camphor

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 158 words.

chaffer, gaffer, Jaffa, kafir, Staffa • alfalfa, alpha, Balfour, Wadi Halfa • camphor, chamfer • Luftwaffe

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camphoric

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 185 words.

Amharic, barbaric, Garrick, Pindaric, samsaric • fabric • cambric • Aelfric • chivalric • geriatric, paediatric (

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camphor

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 35 words.

1,7,7‐trimethylbicyclo[2.2.1]heptan‐2‐one; a compound obtained from the camphor tree, Cinnamomum camphora, which is indigenous to Taiwan. It is widely used

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