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a paint containing boric acid, phenol, resorcinol, fuchsin, acetone, and alcohol in water; used in the treatment of superficial mycotic infections.
Synonym(s): Castellani paint
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Castellani,Sir Aldo, Italian physician, 1877-1971.
Castellani bronchitis - chronic bronchitis due to infection with spirochetes and characterized by cough and bloody sputum. Synonym(s): hemorrhagic bronchitis
Castellani paint - a paint used in the treatment of superficial mycotic infections. Synonym(s): carbol-fuchsin paint
Castellani-Low sign - a fine tremor of the tongue observed in sleeping sickness.
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