A Compendium of Useful Information for the Practical Man/Chemistry

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See also[edit]

Acids; Agricultural Chemistry; Air; Alchemy; Alkalies; Assaying; Atomic Theory; Atomic Weights; Atoms; Catalysis; Color; Combustion; Condensation; Crystallography; Dissociation; Electrochemistry; Evaporation; Fermentation; Fire; Gases; Geochemistry; Ions; Metallurgy; Microchemistry; Mineralogy; Molecules; Periodic Law; Pharmacy; Photochemistry; Photographic Chemistry; Physics; Physiological Chemistry; Plants - Chemistry and Nutrition; Poisons; Radioactivity; Reagents; Receipts; Salts; Sanitary Chemistry; Solution Chemistry; Spectrum Analysis; Stereochemistry; also headings beginning Chemical, and names of chemical elements and substances

List of subject headings for use in dictionary catalogs By Mary Josephine Briggs, American Library Association

Chemical Names for Some of the More Common Drugs[edit]

Alcohol - Aqua Vitae

Blue Vitriol - Sulphate of Copper

Calomel - Chloride of Mercury

Chalk - Carbonate of Lime

Chloroform - Chloral Hydrate

Corrosive Sublimate - Bi-chloride of Mercury

Epsom Salts - Sulphate of Magnesia

Glauber's Salts - Sulphate of Sodium

Green Vitriol - Ferrous Sulphate

Glucose - Grape Sugar

Lime - Oxide of Calcium

Lunar Caustic - Nitrate of Silver

Oil of Vitriol - Sulphuric Acid

Potash - Oxide of Potassium

Plaster of Paris - Gypsum

Red Lead - Oxide of Lead

Salt - Chloride of Sodium

Saltpeter - Nitrate of Potassium

Soda - Carbonate of Sodium

Sugar of Lead - Acetate of Lead

Verdigris - Sub-acetate of Copper

Vinegar - Acetic Acid

Volatile Alkali - Ammonia

White Vitriol - Sulphate of Zinc

White Zinc - Oxide of Zinc

Our pocket compendium of practical information: a library in a nut-shell By Chrome Steel Works, Brooklyn