\lˈɪkwɪd stˈɔːɹaks], \lˈɪkwɪd stˈɔːɹaks], \l_ˈɪ_k_w_ɪ_d s_t_ˈɔː_ɹ_a_k_s]\
Definitions of LIQUID STORAX
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A mixture of resins obtained from the trunk of Liquidambar orientalis. Liquid s. is stimulant and expectorant, but is now rarely used, except, mixed with linseed oil, as an application in scabies and as an ingredient of the compound tincture of benzoin [U. S. Ph.].
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
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