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char•ta



Pronunciation: (kär'tu), [key]
n.,
pl. -taePronunciation: (-tē). [key]
Pharm.
1. a strip of paper that is impregnated with a medicinal substance, for external application.
2. Also called chartula, powder paper. a paper folded so as to form a packet for a powdered medicament.

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