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Definitions of CETACEUM
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
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By Oddity Software
By William R. Warner
By James Champlin Fernald
An inodorous, insipid, white, crystallized, friable, unctuous substance, obtained from the brain of the Physe'ter Macroceph'alus or Spermaceti Whale, (F.) Cachalot, and other varieties of whale. S. g. .9433: melts at 112. It is demulcent and emollient, and has been given in coughs and dysentery, but is mostly used in ointments. Dose, rubbed up with sugar or egg.
By Robley Dunglison
By Smith Ely Jelliffe