Dakin's solution

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Da·kin's solution

A dilute aqueous solution of sodium hypochlorite used in cleansing wounds.

[After Henry Drysdale Dakin (1880-1952), British biochemist.]

Dakin's solution

(Medicine) a dilute solution containing sodium hypochlorite and boric acid, used as an antiseptic in the treatment of wounds
[C20: named after Henry D. Dakin (1880–1952), English chemist]