A Text-book of Materia Medica, Therapeutics, and Pharmacology

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Saunders, 1896 - Materia medica - 848 pages
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Page 7 - MD, Professor of Materia Medica and of Clinical Medicine in the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Chicago ; Professor of Materia Medica and Therapeutics, Northwestern University, Woman's Medical School, etc.
Page 781 - A fine powder, pale yellowish, very mobile, inodorous, tasteless, floating upon water and not wetted by it, but sinking on being boiled with it, and burning quickly when thrown into a flame.
Page 156 - Practically insoluble in water, to which, however, it imparts a slightly alkaline reaction; insoluble in alcohol, but soluble in dilute acids with effervescence.
Page 131 - ... mixture of the enzymes naturally existing in the pancreas of warm-blooded animals, usually obtained from the fresh pancreas of the hog, Sus scrofa or the ox, Bos taurus.
Page 357 - Then took they the body of Jesus, and wound it in linen clothes with the spices, as the manner of the Jews is to bury.
Page 357 - An aqueous solution of several chlorine compounds of sodium, containing at least 2.4 per cent, by weight of available chlorine.
Page 669 - A fine, yellow powder, having a slight characteristic odor, and a faintly acid taste. Insoluble in water...
Page 505 - Cm. (2 inches), or less, long, varying from broadly spatulate or oblong to lanceolate, sessile or clasping, obtuse, more or less sharply serrate, often...
Page 745 - Large, colorless, octahedral crystals, sometimes modified by cubes, or in crystalline fragments, without odor, but having a sweetish and strongly astringent taste. On exposure to the air, the crystals are liable to absorb ammonia, and acquire a whitish coating. Soluble in 9 parts of water at 15 C.
Page 775 - It should be kept in well-stoppered bottles, in a cool place. A pale yellow or light greenish-yellow oily liquid, having a slight peculiar odor, and a nut-like, oleaginous taste, with a faintly acrid after-taste. Specific gravity: 0.910 to 0.915 at 25 C. (77 F.). Very sparingly soluble in alcohol, but readily soluble in ether, chloroform, or carbon disulphide.

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