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AMBER

(am'bĕr),

am·ber

(am'bĕr),
1. A hard, dark yellow to tan, fossilized resin derived from pine trees.
2. Having a dark yellow to tan color.
3.
[Ar. anbar]

amber

Etymology: Ar, anbar
a hard fossilized resin derived from pine trees. An oil of amber, Oleum succini, has been used in some pharmaceutical preparations.

amber

A fossilised yellowish tree resin; amber has been used in Chinese medicine as a diuretic, nerve tonic, sedative, to dissolve blood clots, for amenorrhoea, cataracts, convulsions, hysteria and nocturnal emissions.

There is no peer-reviewed data to support or refute therapeutic efficacy.

AMBER

Advanced multi-beam equalisation radiography. A type of imaging that was tested and failed to improve over conventional chest radiography for diagnosing interstitial lung disease, emphysema, diffuse infiltrative disease, pulmonary nodules, mediastinal masses, calcifications of nodules and regional lymphadenopathy.

AMBER

(am'bĕr)
Acronym for advanced multiple-beam equalization radiography.

amber

hypericumperforatum.
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