\ɡˈalbanəm], \ɡˈalbanəm], \ɡ_ˈa_l_b_a_n_ə_m]\
Definitions of GALBANUM
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
See Bubon galbanum-g. Longleaved, Bubon galbanum.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
Syn. : gummiresina galbanum.
An undetermined genus of umbelliferous plants.
Of the Br. Ph., 1898, a gum resin, obtained from Ferula galbaniflua and probably from allied species. It occurs in commerce in masses of compact drops or tears, having a peculiar aromatic odor and an unpleasant, alliaceous taste. It is employed as a stimulating expectorant and antispasmodic, and externally as a plaster to indolent swellings. The plaster, compound plaster, and the pills of galbanum have been official.
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
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