Antimonial powder
Antimonial An`ti*mo"ni*al, a. Of or pertaining to antimony. -- n. (Med.) A preparation or medicine containing antimony. [1913 Webster]

{Antimonial powder}, a consisting of one part oxide of antimony and two parts phosphate of calcium; -- also called {James's powder}. [1913 Webster]


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