James's powder

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Named after Dr. Robert James, an English physician.


James's powder (uncountable)

  1. (medicine, archaic) A powder consisting of one part oxide of antimony and two parts calcium phosphate.


Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for James's powder in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)