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aromatic spirits of ammonia

noun, Pharmacology
1.
a nearly colorless liquid containing ammonia, ammonium carbonate, alcohol, and aromatic oils, used orally as an antacid and carminative and, by inhalation, as a stimulant in the treatment of faintness.
Also, aromatic spirit of ammonia.
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