ichthyol definition

  • noun:
    • The ammonium salt of bitumen sulfonate; accustomed treat some forms of skin conditions
    • An oily material served by the dried out distillation of a bituminous mineral containing fossil fishes. Its used in medicine as a remedy in certain types of epidermis diseases.
    • A syrupy fluid with a bituminous odor and style, served by the dried out distillation of a bituminous mineral containing fossil fishes. It has been utilized externally within the remedy for various skin-diseases.

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