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terebene

[ter-uh-been] /ˈtɛr əˌbin/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a mixture of terpenes that occurs as a colorless liquid, used in medicine chiefly as an expectorant.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; tereb(inth) + -ene
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terebene

/ˈtɛrəˌbiːn/
noun
1.
a mixture of hydrocarbons prepared from oil of turpentine and sulphuric acid, used to make paints and varnishes and medicinally as an expectorant and antiseptic
Word Origin
C19: from tereb(inth) + -ene
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