surgical spirit


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surgical spirit

n
(Elements & Compounds) methylated spirit containing small amounts of oil of wintergreen and castor oil: used medically for sterilizing

surgical spirit

rubbing alcohol
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Noun1.surgical spirit - methylated spirit used in the practice of medicine (especially for cleansing the skin before injections or before surgery)
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
methylated spirit - ethyl alcohol denatured with methyl alcohol to prevent its use as an alcoholic beverage
Translations

surgical spirit

n (Brit) → Wundbenzin nt

surgical spirit

n (Brit) → alcol denaturato
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For yeast-type fungal foot infections, milder cases can be cleared up by thorough daily cleaning with surgical spirit.
To make matters worse, the hospital is facing a crunch in inventory, including surgical gloves, surgical spirit, hand wash and face masks.
I've tried everything - surgical spirit and enzyme breakdown products to clean, pepper, tin foil, citronella, even putting food down in this place, but nothing seems to have any e ect.
She added that needles and surgical spirit pads would also be disbursed to patients once in three months.
Swab the teat end with cotton wool soaked in surgical spirit or a disinfectant wipe.
In a similar vein to the plot of McAuliffe's Edinburgh play, and by her own admission, the actress, well loved for her role in TV comedy Surgical Spirit, had an enjoyable weekend waiting for the Queen herself.
The old-fashioned way of treating mould is with white spirit or surgical spirit or a mixture of two parts water to one part bleach.
The Lady in the Van is the first time in 14 years that the actress, who made her name as the abrasive surgeon Sheila Sabatini in TV's Surgical Spirit, has performed in Liverpool.
Most experts suggest a 50/50 preparation of surgical spirit and distilled water on a soft cloth, not a paper towel.
Garden returned to his medical roots, presenting the BBC's Body Matters and writing sitcoms such as Surgical Spirit.