Ammoniacum, or gum ammoniac, is a gum-resin exuded from the stem of a perennial herb (Dorema ammoniacum) of the umbel family . The plant grows to the height of 2½ or ...
Ammoniacum definition, Also, ammoniacum [am-uh-nahy-uh-kuh m] /ˌæm əˈnaɪ ə kəm/ (Show IPA). gum ammoniac. See more. Dictionary.com; Word of the Day;
Ammoniacum Botanical: Dorema ammoniacum (D. DON.) Family: N.O. Umbelliferae Description; Constituents; Medicinal Action and Uses; Preparations and Dosages
... Ravishankara MN, Desai N, Padh H. Evaluation of the antimicrobial activity of ammoniacum gum from Dorema ammoniacum. Pharm Biol. 2002; ...
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noun 1. Also, ammoniacum [am-uh-nahy-uh-kuh m] ). gum ammoniac. adjective 2. ammoniacal.
ammoniac (əˈməʊnɪˌæk) or ammoniacum. n (Elements & Compounds) a strong-smelling gum resin obtained from the stems of the N Asian umbelliferous plant Dorema ...
Description: Natural Order, Umbelliferae. A native of Persia, India, and other Oriental countries. It is a biennial, attaining the height of six or seven feet, and ...
Middle English & Latin; Middle English, from Latin ammoniacum, from Greek ammōniakon, from neuter of ammōniakos of Ammon. First Known Use: 15th century
ammoniac or gum ammoniac (əmō`nēăk'), yellowish substance with a sickening, bitter taste, obtained from the milky exudate of the injured stem of a plant (Dorema ...