silver nitrate


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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.

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

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]

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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Then the gel was removed from silver nitrate and rinsed repeatedly with distilled water (5 changes, 30 sec each).
To this end, two kinds of exogenous elicitors salicylic acid (SA) and silver nitrate (SN) were used at 30 [micro]M or 60 [micro]M in two different experiments.
(15) Different protoscolicidal agents such as hypertonic saline, silver nitrate, and cetrimide have been used to sterilize cysts.
Silver nitrate (AgN[O.sub.3]) of analytical grade (GM409) was purchased from HiMedia Laboraties Pvt Ltd, Mumbai.
In this work, they mixed silver nitrate, a Redart clay, sawdust, and water together in different proportions.
Silver nitrate stock solution (0.1 mol/L) was bought from Sigma Aldrich and diluted with deionized water (18 mol/L[ohm] DI water) as required for the experiments.
For the concentration of silver nitrate in a solution of 0.12 g/l at a current of 120 mA, the formation of the nanoparticles is observed in the fourth ...
Small dermoids were cauterized by using silver nitrate sticks.
Chemical cauterization with silver nitrate or copper sulphate, (2).
Pure metallic silver deficient of its activity but in the form of surface oxidized silver oxide is an active agent, thus silver nitrate and silver oxide are always active to release the silver ions [10].
It was also decided to lightly dress the surgical site and its surrounding with an application of silver nitrate a few days before the procedure to desiccate the neoplasms somewhat and make them easier to grasp with forceps so that the curettage would be as accurate as possible.
The conventional method is to do chemical cauterization with 75% silver nitrate stick or solution and copper sulphate., can cause minor burns in the peri-umbilical skin area.