(), n. [G. brompikrin; brom bromine + pikrinsure picric acid.] (Chem.) A pungent colorless explosive liquid, CNO2Br3, analogous to and resembling chlorpicrin.
[Spelt also brompikrin.]

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Bromp"ton's mixture


Bromp"ton mixture


Bromp"ton's cocktail


Bromp"ton cocktail

(), n. [from Brompton Hospital, London.](Pharmacy) A mixture containing morphine and cocaine, and sometimes other narcotic substances, such as heroin, in an alcoholic solution, administered mostly to terminally ill patients, especially cancer patients, to relieve severe pain. Its use is not universally accepted as good medical practice.


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