Definition of Sal volatile

1. Noun. A solution of ammonium carbonate in ammonia water and alcohol.

Exact synonyms: Spirits Of Ammonia
Generic synonyms: Solution
Substance meronyms: Smelling Salts



Definition of Sal volatile

1. Noun. ammonium carbonate ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Sal volatile

1. A hydroalcoholic solution containing approximately 2% ammonia and 4% ammonium carbonate and the aromatics: lemon oil, lavender oil, and myristica oil. Used mainly by inhalation to produce reflex stimulation in persons who have fainted or are at risk of syncope. Synonym: sal volatile, smelling salts. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sal Volatile

sakret
sakrets
saksaul
saksauls
sakti
sakuc horizon
sakura
sakuraiite
sakushu fever
sal
sal-ammoniac
sal alembroth
sal ammoniac
sal diureticum
sal soda
sal volatile (current term)
salaah
salaam
salaam attack
salaam convulsions
salaam spasm
salaamed
salaaming
salaams
salaat
salabilities
salability
salable
salably

Literary usage of Sal volatile

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1. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1871)
"ANALYSIS OF COMMERCIAL SAL-VOLATILE. ... whether any section of the public has the slightest objection to the composition of the officinal sal-volatile. ..."

2. The Analyst by Society of Public Analysts (Great Britain). (1880)
"BF, for dispensing, but retail special preparations as sal volatile. Mr. Thresh had also obtained samples of chloric ether and sal volatile from ..."

3. The Analyst (1879)
"BP, for dispensing, but retail special preparations as sal volatile. Mr. Thresh had also obtained samples of chloric ether and sal volatile from ..."

4. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1871)
"ANALYSIS OF COMMERCIAL SAL-VOLATILE. ... whether any section of the public has the slightest objection to the composition of the officinal sal-volatile. ..."

5. The Analyst by Society of Public Analysts (Great Britain). (1880)
"BF, for dispensing, but retail special preparations as sal volatile. Mr. Thresh had also obtained samples of chloric ether and sal volatile from ..."

6. The Analyst (1879)
"BP, for dispensing, but retail special preparations as sal volatile. Mr. Thresh had also obtained samples of chloric ether and sal volatile from ..."

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