1. <chemistry> A natural mixture of a terebinthinate oil and a resin.

2. <medicine> A liquid or semiliquid preparation extracted (as from capsicum, cubebs, or ginger) by means of ether, and consisting of fixed or volatile oil holding resin in solution. Oleores"inous.

Origin: L.oleum oil + E. Resin.

(01 Mar 1998)

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