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Tetrachlorethane Etc

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Incised Wounds And Those Accompanied By Solution Of Continuity


The liniment, oil, and spirit have been poisonous in large dose.

Symptoms.--Odour of breath, languor, giddiness, faintness, dimness of
vision, difficulty of breathing, delirium, convulsions, with hot skin,
flushed face, and dilated pupils.

Fatal Dose.--Thirty grains.

=Cocculus Indicus.=--The fruit of Anamirta cocculus. Contains a
poisonous active principle, picrotoxin; used to adulterate beer, and by
poachers to stupefy fish.

Symptoms.--Convulsions, followed by stupor and complete loss of
voluntary power.

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