January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2020
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A definition of the term "snuff" is presented. It refers to a medicinal powder inhaled through the nose. It also refers to a powdered form of tobacco inhaled through the nose or placed in the oral cavity.


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