tolu balsam

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To·lu bal·sam

a yellowish brown soft mass obtained from Toluifera balsamum (family Leguminosae), containing cinnamic and benzoic acids and esters; used as a stimulant expectorant.
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tolu balsam

A balsam obtained from Myroxylon balsamum, used as an expectorant.
See also: balsam

tolu balsam

(to'loo) [ Tolú, an Indian people in Colombia] See: balsam
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