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A fluid drachm.See drachm
- ‘Many patients may be cured or may survive fluidram doses of the official tincture, but such large doses should never be used unless it is decided, after consultation, that it may be a life-saving treatment.’
- ‘There are actually 8 fluidrams in 1 fluidounce, but pharmacies use 6 fluidrams because convention dictates that 1 fluidram = 1 tsp = 5 ml.’
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