\kˈantli͡əɹˌɪs], \kˈantliəɹˌɪs], \k_ˈa_n_t_l_iə_ɹ_ˌɪ_s]\
Definitions of CANTLIARIS
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Of the U. S. Ph. and Br. Ph., the Spanish fly Canthiaris versicatoria. In English it is usually written in the plural, cantharides. For its poisonous effects, see cantharidism. The official preparations of c. in the U.S. Ph. are: the cerate, cantharidal collodion, and the tincture. The cerate is commonly employed in the form of a plaster. List of poisons and their antidotes, see in appendix.
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- legal doctrine stating person receives money or other through no effort of his own, at expense another, recipient should return to rightful owner, even if property was not obtained illegally. Most courts will order that the be returned party who has suffered loss brings a lawsuit. 1. Benefit retention with no consideration of return where it can be reasonably expected. 2. Money obtained that is not a gift the beneficiary needs to make restitution for.