Ichthyol


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Ich´thy`ol


n.1.(Chem.) An oily substance prepared by the dry distillation of a bituminous mineral containing fossil fishes. It is used in medicine as a remedy in some forms of skin diseases.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Yn ystod ei phrofiad yn nyrsio yn y 50au defnyddid eli ichthyol yn gyson i drin llid ar y croen e.e.
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