gum camphor

gum camphor

See camphor.

gum cam·phor

(gŭm kam'fŏr)
A ketone distilled from Cinnamomum camphora used in the oral cavity to treat infection.
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Also bathe the udder with hot water two or three times a day, and rub into it a salve made by dissolving two tablespoonsful of gum camphor in a cup of melted lard.