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Sodium Morrhuate



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Category

Sclerosing agent

Chemical Name

Sodium salts of te fatty acids in cod liver oil (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Natrii morrhuas (Latin)
  • Natrium morrhuat (German)
  • Morrhuate de sodium (French)
  • Morruato sodico (Spanish)

Brand Name


Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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