Definition of Fluid dram

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

Exact synonyms: Drachm, Fluid Drachm, 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 Drachm, Fluidram
Generic synonyms: United States Liquid Unit
Terms within: Minim
Group relationships: Fluid Ounce, Fluidounce

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fluid Dram

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Literary usage of Fluid dram

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1. Resources of the Southern Fields and Forests, Medical, Economical, and Francis Peyre Porcher by Francis Peyre Porcher (1869)
"The therapeutics of the articles are too well known to need particular description. Each fluid dram contains one-sixteenth grain ..."

2. Non-secret Formulas by Thomas Michael Griffiths (1910)
"Each fluid dram contains 1% grains of potassium acetate, and represents ... Each fluid dram represents 7% grains each of buchu and pareira brava. ..."

3. Health at home, ; or, Hall's family doctor by William Whitty Hall (1876)
"Aromatic spirit of ammonia, twenty drops; paregoric, half a fluid dram to a ... Tincture of kra- meria and• paregoric, each a fluid dram; sugar and gum ..."

4. Elements of Pharmacy, Materia Medica, and Therapeutics by William Whitla (1885)
"1 fluid dram, fl.drm. =60 minims = 54-68 „ „ 1 Fluid Ounce, /. oz. ... Minimum, 1 minim = J5 part of a fluid dram or the volume of -9115 grains of water. ..."

5. Allen's Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Modes of by Alfred Henry Allen (1912)
"Standard 1.5 grm. strychnine in grain per fluid dram.) 00 cc (About 4/5 0.35 grm. strychnine in 100 cc (About 1/8 grain per fluid dram. ..."

6. The Era Formulary. 5000 Formulas for Druggists (1893)
"Each fluid dram of the finished elixir represents seven and a half minims of fluid extract of dandelion. 54. Elixir of Dandelion Compound. ..."

7. Dr. Chase's Recipes: Or, Information for Everybody; an Invaluable Collection by A W Chase, William Wesley Cook (1920)
"8 oz. orris root; 5 drops oil bergamot; 4 drops oil of rose; 3 drops of oil bitter almonds; 1 fluid dram tincture of musk. Lavender Sachet Powder. ..."

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