Sentence Examples


  • One medical study, using large amounts of gentian violet in rats, found that it could cause cancer.
  • The piercing site is prepared and cleaned, and the piercer will use a single use surgical marker or a small dot of Gentian violet antiseptic to mark the piercing's placement.
  • Although cancer from gentian violet has not been observed in humans, some doctors choose not to recommend it for this reason.
  • The piercing site is cleaned and marked with Gentian violet or a single use, disposable piercing marker.
  • This can be done with a single use surgical marker or Gentian violet ink applied with a toothpick.