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from crude petroleum

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a series of non-aromatic saturated hydrocarbons with the general formula CnH(2n+2)

(British usage) kerosine

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But methylated spirit is more wholesome when taken into the system in large quantities than paraffine oil.
Patients were advised tab co-amoxiclav 625mg 8 hourly, tab mefenamic acid 500mg 8 hourly, tab chlorpheniramine maleate 4mg once daily, xylometazoline nasal spray and liquid paraffine nasal drops 2 drops 8 hourly and regular nasal toilet for 5 days.
Paraffine treated product based on SILLITIN V 88, which is a mixture of silica and kaolinite.
STUDY TOOLS: Predesigned proforma (Case record form) (annexure - I), Consent form (annexure-II), Usual pathological instruments-scalpel, scalpel blades, forceps, knives, glass vials for collection of specimens, 10% formol saline, various grades of alcohol, xylene, paraffine, incubator, Leuckhart's L block, microtome, water bath, various stains, Koplin jar for staining, slides, cover slips, etc and Olympus CH20i binocular microscope.
Cependant, seuls les fromageries et les commerces de detail specialises offrent le service de coupe qui permet de les voir sous cette forme; les supermarches presentent soit de petits fromages entiers, soit des pointes decoupees au prealable et emballees individuellement dans du papier paraffine ou plastique--qui les distingue neanmoins des fromages fondus.
En cas de lame manquante ou de mauvaise qualite, de nouvelles coupes histologiques ont ete pratiquees a partir des blocs en paraffine correspondants.