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  • n. Plural form of medicament.


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  • I sorrowed and condoled with him; and he would have applied certain medicaments to my eye, but he saw that it was become as a walnut with the shell empty.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • After describing the cutting of the umbilical cord, this vernacular text followed Avicenna and advocated the practice of cleansing the infant's body with cloth soaked in medicaments in order "to make the navel and whole body warm and hardened, since, as soon as the child is born, its whole body is tender and delicate — it quickly feels warm and cold things, which very quickly harm and can destroy and change its natural shape."

    A Tender Age: Cultural Anxieties over the Child in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries

  • Also a competent salary for the surgeon and his chest of medicaments, which is usually rated at 200 or 250 pieces of eight.

    The Buccaneers in the West Indies in the XVII Century

  • Based on the United Nation's Central Product Classification CPC Version 1.1, biological & biochemical products refer to medicaments, for therapeutic or prophylactic uses; other pharmaceutical products or articles for medical or surgical purposes; modelling pastes; "dental wax" or "dental impression compounds"; other preparations for use in dentistry with a basis of plaster; preparations and charges for fire-extinguishers; charged fire-extinguishing grenades; prepared culture media for development of micro-organisms; composite diagnostic or laboratory reagents n.e.c..

  • Did you really believe, or the SD (State Department) expert, that the shortage of alll kind of medicaments in the hospital, in a capital of nearly 10 million inhabitants, is due to 47 wounded people ....

    DRC Update From Ground: "Ay Ay Ay, This is Grave!"

  • It appears that one man for instance was ill in bed 10 days before the doctor called, furthermore the POWs have had to pay for their medicaments.

    Work Camp 10084 GW

  • There is an adequate supply of medicaments in the camp and although there is no acknowledged sanitator, two of the men do first aid.

    Work Camp 11030 GW

  • There is an acknowledged sanitator in the camp and he has adequate supplies of medicaments.

    Work Camp 11072 GW

  • First Aid is given by the Man of Confidence himself who disposes of an adequate supply of medicaments.

    Work Camp 11022 GW

  • His friend Henry Goose, the ship's doctor, has diagnosed his affliction and is attempting to cure it with obscure medicaments.

    Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell


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