Definition of Fluid drachm

1. Noun. A British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 60 minims or 3.5516 cubic centimeters.

Exact synonyms: Drachm, Fluid Dram, Fluidram
Generic synonyms: British Capacity Unit, Imperial Capacity Unit
Terms within: Minim
Group relationships: Fluid Ounce, Fluidounce



2. Noun. A unit of capacity or volume in the apothecary system equal to one eighth of a fluid ounce.
Exact synonyms: Drachm, Fluid Dram, Fluidram
Generic synonyms: United States Liquid Unit
Terms within: Minim
Group relationships: Fluid Ounce, Fluidounce

Definition of Fluid drachm

1. Noun. (obsolete) A British unit of volume equal to 60 minims or 3.55 ml. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Fluid drachm

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1. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"8 fluid drachms «• 5 fluid ounces = > gills 8 plnu = z fluid drachm, i fluid ounce. i gill, i pint, i GALLON. be Apothecaries' «rain is the Avoirdupois a, ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1901)
"Dose: l/2 to i fluid drachm. [Unaltered. ... contains i grain of quinine acid hydrobromide, and about 4 grains of ferrous bromide in each fluid drachm. ..."

3. Pharmaceutical Journal by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1870)
"One fluid drachm centaine 7'8 grains of Fe.6NO,. ... One fluid drachm contains 457 grains of ZnCl». Mistura Ferri Composita.—This contains almost exactly ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1880)
"Tolu, 4 fluid ounces; do. ambergris, 4 fluid ounces; oil of neroli, 1 fluid drachm ; do. lemon, -i- fluid drachm. Sweet Gem of Eden. ..."

5. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1898)
"(NF), qs ad 120 Cc. Dose: i fluid drachm in water, after meals. Mistura Nervina (Hammond's Mixture, Vance's Mixture) : Strychnine sulph., 0.06 Gm.; ..."

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