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A cyclic terpene alcohol, C10H18(OH)2, obtained by the action of nitric acid and dilute sulfuric acid on pine oil.
1 a diterpene alcohol derived from turpentine oil.
2 an expectorant ingredient produced through the action of nitric and sulfuric acids on pine oil.
a product obtained by the action of nitric acid on oil of turpentine and alcohol, used as an expectorant in the form of the hydrate.