Hepar antimonii
Hepar He"par, n. [L. hepar, hepatis, the liver, Gr. ?.] 1. (Old Chem.) Liver of sulphur; a substance of a liver-brown color, sometimes used in medicine. It is formed by fusing sulphur with carbonates of the alkalies (esp. potassium), and consists essentially of alkaline sulphides. Called also {hepar sulphuris}. [1913 Webster]

2. Any substance resembling hepar proper, in appearance; specifically, in homeopathy, calcium sulphide, called also {hepar sulphuris calcareum} (?). [1913 Webster]

{Hepar antimonii}(Old Chem.), a substance, of a liver-brown color, obtained by fusing together antimony sulphide with alkaline sulphides, and consisting of sulphantimonites of the alkalies; -- called also {liver of antimony}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Hepar — He par, n. [L. hepar, hepatis, the liver, Gr. ?.] 1. (Old Chem.) Liver of sulphur; a substance of a liver brown color, sometimes used in medicine. It is formed by fusing sulphur with carbonates of the alkalies (esp. potassium), and consists… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hepar sulphuris — Hepar He par, n. [L. hepar, hepatis, the liver, Gr. ?.] 1. (Old Chem.) Liver of sulphur; a substance of a liver brown color, sometimes used in medicine. It is formed by fusing sulphur with carbonates of the alkalies (esp. potassium), and consists …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hepar sulphuris calcareum — Hepar He par, n. [L. hepar, hepatis, the liver, Gr. ?.] 1. (Old Chem.) Liver of sulphur; a substance of a liver brown color, sometimes used in medicine. It is formed by fusing sulphur with carbonates of the alkalies (esp. potassium), and consists …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hepar [2] — Hepar (Chem. u. Pharm.), 1) jede in Wasser lösliche Verbindung eines Alkalimetalls mit Schwefel; ursprünglich ist dieser Name der Leberfarbe des Schwefelkaliums (der Kalischwefelleber) entlehnt; jetzt nennt man bes. so: a) H. sulfuris kalinum… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • liver of antimony — Hepar He par, n. [L. hepar, hepatis, the liver, Gr. ?.] 1. (Old Chem.) Liver of sulphur; a substance of a liver brown color, sometimes used in medicine. It is formed by fusing sulphur with carbonates of the alkalies (esp. potassium), and consists …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Antimon — (Chem., Spießglanzmetall, Spießglanzkönig, Regulus antimonii, Stibium, Zeichen: Sb., At. Gew. 1612,9), rhomboëdrisches, zerbrechliches, blättriges, glänzendes, bläulich (wenn es völlig rein ist) silberweißes (an der Luft geglüht), sich als ein… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Spießglasleber, die — Die Spießglaslêber, plur. doch nur von mehrern Arten, die n, in der Chemie, ein leberfarbenes Product, welches durch die Verpuffung des Spießglases mit gleichen Theilen Salpeters entstehet; Hepar Antimonii. S. Leber …   Grammatisch-kritisches Wörterbuch der Hochdeutschen Mundart

  • Сурьма химический элемент — (франц. Antimoine, англ. Antimony, нем. Antimon, лат. Stibium, откуда символ Sb, или Regulus antimonii; атомн. вес = 120, если О = 16) блестящий серебристо белый металл, обладающий грубопластинчатым кристаллическим изломом или зернистым, смотря… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • Сурьма, химический элемент — (франц. Antimoine, англ. Antimony, нем. Antimon, лат. Stibium, откуда символ Sb, или Regulus antimonii; атомн. вес = 120, если О = 16) блестящий серебристо белый металл, обладающий грубопластинчатым кристаллическим изломом или зернистым, смотря… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

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