\plˈʌŋkɪts ˈɔ͡ɪntmənt], \plˈʌŋkɪts ˈɔɪntmənt], \p_l_ˈʌ_ŋ_k_ɪ_t_s ˈɔɪ_n_t_m_ə_n_t]\
Definitions of PLUNKETT'S OINTMENT
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This empirical cancer remedy consists of Arsenious acid, Sulphur, and the powdered flowers of the Ranunculus flammula and Cotula foetida; - levigated and made into a paste with the white of egg, and applied, on a piece of pig's bladder, to the surface of the cancer.
By Robley Dunglison
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