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Medical Term:

paregoric

Pronunciation: par'e-gor'ik

Definition: Camphorated opium tincture, an antiperistaltic agent containing powdered opium, anise oil, benzoic acid, camphor, glycerin, and diluted alcohol.

[G. paregorikos, soothing]

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