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Medical Term:

ammoniac

Pronunciation: ă-mō′nē-ak

Definition: A gum resin from a plant of western Asia, Dorema ammoniacum (family Umbelliferae); used internally as a stimulant and expectorant, and externally as a counterirritant plaster.

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