Medical Definition of Ammonium ichthosulfonate

1. Sulfonated bitumen; ammonium sulfoichthyolate;a viscous fluid, reddish brown to brownish black in colour, with a strong, characteristic, empyreumatic odour, soluble in water and in glycerin; obtained by the destructive distillation of certain bituminous schists, sulfonating the distillate and neutralizing the product with ammonia. It is used in skin disorders; its beneficial effect is due to its mild irritant, stimulant, antiseptic, and analgesic action; has been used in 10 and 20 percent concentration in an ointment ("drawing salve"). Synonym: ammonium ichthosulfonate. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ammonium Ichthosulfonate

ammonitic
ammonitiferous
ammonitoidea
ammonium
ammonium acetate
ammonium alum
ammonium benzoate
ammonium bicarbonate
ammonium bromide
ammonium carbamate
ammonium carbonate
ammonium chloride
ammonium compounds
ammonium ferric sulfate
ammonium hydroxide
ammonium ichthosulfonate (current term)
ammonium imine
ammonium imines
ammonium iodide
ammonium ion
ammonium laureth sulfate
ammonium mandelate
ammonium molybdate
ammonium nitrate
ammonium phosphatide
ammonium phosphatides
ammonium sulfate
ammonium sulphate
ammonium sulphate precipitation
ammonium ylide

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