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tur·pen·tine

(tŭr'pen-tīn),
An oleoresin from Pinus palustris and other species of Pinus; source of turpentine oil and a constituent of stimulating ointments.
[G. terebinthinos, pertaining to terebinthos, the terebinth tree]
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turpentine

(tŭr′pĕn-tīn) [Gr. terebinthos, turpentine tree]
Oleoresin obtained from various species of pine trees. It is a mixture of terpenes and other hydrocarbons obtained from pine trees. It was once used in liniments and counterirritants.
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