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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Nichola is best known for her role in the long running TV series Surgical Spirit, the film Tomorrow Never Dies and her many stage appearances, including Kiss Me Kate for the RSC, The Night of the Iguana in the West End and Alan Bennett's Lady in the Van.
Nichola is best known for her role in the long running TV series, Surgical Spirit, the films Tomorrow Never Dies and Cheri and her many stage appearances including Kiss Me Kate for the RSC, The Night of the Iguana in the West End and Alan Bennett's The Lady in the Van.
These include surgeon's gloves, rectal examination gloves, infection prevention chemicals called antiseptics and disinfectants such as surgical spirit, iodine and copper sulphate.
1 In a glass bowl, mix the almond oil with the surgical spirit - this helps the oils travel up the reed sticks.
The Thickkam distilleries was established in 1984 to ensure the excess toddy is converted into vinegar, surgical spirit, arrack, wine and ethanol and other money spinning activities which has high market demand both locally and internationally said Mr.
Volunteers at the charity took the kittens in and have been bathing them repeatedly in surgical spirit and a special scrub to remove the dye from their fur.
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.