Definition of Eucalyptus gum
1. Noun. Reddish-brown dried gummy exudation from any of several trees of the genus Eucalyptus especially Eucalyptus camaldulensis.
Substance meronyms: Eucalyptus Camaldulensis, Eucalyptus Rostrata, River Gum, River Red Gum
Generic synonyms: Gum
Medical Definition of Eucalyptus gum
1. A dried gummy exudation from Eucalyptus rostrata and other species of Eucalyptus (family Myrtaceae); used as an astringent (in gargles and troches) and as an antidiarrhoeal agent. Synonym: red gum. (05 Mar 2000)
Lexicographical Neighbors of Eucalyptus Gum
Literary usage of Eucalyptus gum
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1899)
"The question of limiting the eucalyptus gum to the gum of eucalyptus rostrata—the so-called " red-gum " of the market—having engaged the attention of the ..."
2. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1899)
"Gummi Eucalypti Rostrata—Advisability of Confining the Official (BP) Eucalyptus Gum to this Species.—The question of limiting the eucalyptus gum to the gum ..."
3. The Land of Gold: The Narrative of a Journey Through the West Australian by Julius Mendes Price (1896)
"... Southern Kail way— Description of the line and country through which it passes— The Australian bush—" Ring-barking"—The eucalyptus gum- tree— Chinese ..."
4. Materia Medica, Pharmacy, Pharmacology, and Therapeutics by William Hale-White (1894)
"eucalyptus gum. EUCALYPTI GUMMI. . —Red Gam. A ruby-colored exudation ... Resembling eucalyptus gum.— Kino, which is darker and feebly soluble in water. ..."
5. Materia medica of India and their therapeutics by Rustomjee Naserwanjee Khory (1903)
"The gummy exudation from the bark- Eucalypti gummi BP, eucalyptus gum, red gum. . A ruby coloured exudation, in grains or small pieces of various sizes and ..."
6. The Extra Pharmacopœia by William Martindale, William Wynn Westcott (1892)
"eucalyptus gum in fine powder. Starch in powder, of each ... J grain. Applied by means of an insufflator, is a powerful astringent in haemorrhage and ..."