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Not official. - The liquid white of egg of Gallus Bankiva, var. domestica.
Java and Cochin China; domesticated.
Egg albumin is an antidote to poisoning by corrosives and irritants, especially corrosive mercuric chloride, copper sulphate, lead salts and silver nitrate. Like the yolk it is nutritive and emollient.