"Medicine Chests" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Boxes in which physicians kept their drugs and other medications, medical instruments and supplies, manuals, etc. As a carrying case or convenient storage receptacle, or a kind of portable pharmacy, the medicine chest was indispensable to the itinerant physician. The chest was usually larger and sturdier than a doctor's kit or bag.
- Medicine Chests
- Chests, Medicine
- Medicine Chest
- Chest, Medicine
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