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silver nitrate

n.
A poisonous colorless crystalline compound, AgNO3, that becomes grayish black when exposed to light in the presence of organic matter and is used in manufacturing photographic film, silvering mirrors, dyeing hair, plating silver, and in medicine as a cautery and antiseptic.
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silver nitrate

n
(Elements & Compounds) a white crystalline soluble poisonous substance used in making photographic emulsions, other silver salts, and as a medical antiseptic and astringent. Formula: AgNO3. See also lunar caustic
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sil′ver ni′trate



n.
a corrosive, poisonous powder, AgNO3, used in making photographic emulsions and mirrors, as a laboratory reagent, and as an antiseptic and astringent.
[1880–85]
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silver nitrate

A poisonous, clear, crystalline compound, AgNO3, that darkens when exposed to light. It is used in photography and silver plating, and as an external antiseptic.
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Noun1.silver nitrate - a nitrate used in making photographic emulsions; also used in medicine as a cautery and as a topical antibacterial agent
photographic emulsion, emulsion - a light-sensitive coating on paper or film; consists of fine grains of silver bromide suspended in a gelatin
lunar caustic - silver nitrate fused into sticks and formerly used as a caustic
caustic - any chemical substance that burns or destroys living tissue
nitrate - any compound containing the nitrate group (such as a salt or ester of nitric acid)
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After excision of the tumorous mass, remaining surface was cauterized by using swab of AgNo3. Eight animals having lesions on limbus and cornea were treated by performing enucleation in 6 and exenteration in 2, respectively.
After cooling to room temperature, the mixture was washed repeatedly by deionized water until there was no white deposition generated in the washed solution when swigged with 0.1 mol/L AgNO3 solution.
The 1 ml supernatant was added in 1 ml (1mM) Silver nitrate (AgNO3) solution and incubated at 30[degrees]C for 24 hours for change in color from yellow to brown.
But, when ZnO nanowire arrays were dipped into an aqueous AgNO3 solution containing 20% ethyl alcohol, the graft synthesis between ZnO nanowires and Ag nanoparticles take place at once.
The chemicals used in this work are bentonite (Sigma Aldrich), cationic surfactant cetyltrimethylammonium bromide (BDH), deltamethrin (Selmore), methyl orange (Sigma Aldrich), AgNO3 (Merck).
For all chemicals except for AgNO3 in RTgut-GC (for which NtC = NEC = 3.87 [micro]M), NEC values were higher than NtCs (above the line of unity in Fig.
Figure 2(b) is the schematic diagram of experimental scheme, A represents the glucose (C6H12O6) solution, C represents the silver nitrate (AgNO3) solution containing PVP, and B represents the sodium hydroxide (NaOH) solution.
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In order to obtain the optimal kanamycin concentration for selection of transformants, cotyledonary nodes of cucumber were placed on MS medium supplemented with 2.0 mg L-1 6-benzylaminopurine (6-BA) and 2.0 mg L-1 AgNO3, containing different concentrations of kanamycin (0, 50, 75, 100 or 125 mg L-1) for 30 d.
Gel was dipped in the fixative solution (10% ethanol 80 ml, 10% acetic acid 40 ml, d3H2O 680 ml) for 15-20 min with gentle shaking then stained in silver nitrate solution (AgNO3 1.6 gm, d3H2O 800 ml) for 10-12 min with gentle shaking at electric shaker.