turpentine oil

turpentine oil
- rectified t. obtained by treating t. with sodium hydroxide, and redistilling; used externally as a counterirritant.

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the volatile oil distilled from turpentine; its chief constituent is pinene, which is used in the synthetic production of camphor. It is used as a counterirritant and rubefacient.

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