Dakin-s-solution definition

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A dilute aqueous solution of sodium hypochlorite used in cleansing wounds.
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A weak, mildly alkaline solution of sodium hypochlorite, used as an antiseptic in the treatment of wounds.
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A dilute aqueous solution of sodium hypochlorite used in cleansing wounds.
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Origin of dakin-s-solution

  • After Henry Drysdale Dakin (1880–1952), British biochemist

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition