terpin hydrate


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ter·'pin hy·drate

monohydrate of terpin; alleged to be an expectorant.
Synonym(s): terpinol

terpin hydrate

(tĕr′pĭn hī′drāt)
A white crystalline substance with a turpentine taste; made by the interaction of rectified spirits of turpentine, alcohol, and nitric acid. It is given in the form of an elixir as an expectorant.