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    • A camphorated tincture of opium, taken internally when…
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paregoric definition

  • noun:
    • A camphorated tincture of opium, taken internally when it comes to relief of diarrhoea and intestinal discomfort.
    • a painkiller; a medicine which calms or relieves discomfort
    • A medicine that mitigates pain; an anodyne; particularly, camphorated tincture of opium; -- labeled as in addition paregoric elexir.
    • A medicine that mitigates pain; an anodyne.
    • Specifically A camphorated tincture of opium, flavored with aromatics.
    • medicine regularly treat diarrhea
  • adjective:
    • Mitigating; assuaging or soothing pain.
  • others:
    • In medication, mitigating; assuaging pain.
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