\mˈe͡ɪlfɪsəns], \mˈeɪlfɪsəns], \m_ˈeɪ_l_f_ɪ_s_ə_n_s]\
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- solution alphanaphthol, balsam tolu, benzoin, copal, oil thyme in ether; applied to skin, the ether evaporates and leaves a thin protective film, like that of collodion. A form of surgical dressing similar to collodion. An antiseptic varnish consisting copal resin, benzoin, balsam tolu, oil of thyme, alpha-naphthol, and ether.