What is COMPOUND?

To mix, as drugs. Composed of several parts; in chemistry, a compound body. C. Cathartic Pills. See Colocynth. C. Cavities, cavities in teeth that are produced by the coalescence of two cavities or by the extension of a single cavity in such a manner as to include two surfaces of a tooth. C. Fracture. See Fracture. C. Granule-Cell. See Corpuscle, Gluge’s. C. Oxygen, a quack cure-all consisting of a strong solution of potassium nitrate or chlorate through which the air to be inhaled is passed.

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