trichloroacetic acid

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tri·chlo·ro·a·ce·tic acid

n. Abbr. TCA
A colorless, deliquescent, corrosive, crystalline compound, C2HCl3O2, used as a herbicide and topically as an astringent and antiseptic.
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trichloroacetic acid

(traɪˌklɔːrəʊəˈsiːtɪk; -ˈsɛtɪk)
(Elements & Compounds) a corrosive deliquescent crystalline acid with a characteristic odour, used as a veterinary astringent and antiseptic. Formula: CCl3COOH
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tri•chlo′ro•a•ce′tic ac′id

(traɪˈklɔr oʊ əˈsi tɪk, -ˈsɛt ɪk, -ˈkloʊr-, -ˌklɔr-, -ˌkloʊr-)
a toxic compound, C2HCl3O2, used in the synthesis of pharmaceuticals, herbicides, and other chemicals, and as a reagent for the detection of albumin.
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Noun1.trichloroacetic acid - a strong acid made by chlorinating acetic acid
acetic acid, ethanoic acid - a colorless pungent liquid widely used in manufacturing plastics and pharmaceuticals
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trichloroacetic acid

n ácido tricloroacético
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Comparative study to evaluate the efficacy of radiofrequency ablation versus trichloroacetic acid in the treatment of xanthelasma palpebrarum.
Then 5 times of trichloroacetic acid (TCA) solution with 10% (w/w) concentration were used to extract the true protein from the jerky (Zhou, 1996).
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have reported the role of trichloroacetic acid in enhancing the MS signal of tobramycin.
Fish paste (2g), containing various concentrations of iron, was dispersed in 10 mL of thiobarbituric acid solution (0.375% thiobarbituric acid, 15% trichloroacetic acid, and 0.25 N HCl).
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The acid is different from the chelating agent and is selected from the group consisting of glycolic acid, citric acid, lactic acid, formic acid, acetic acid, propionic acid, butyric acid, valeric acid, caproic acid, gluconic acid, itaconic acid, trichloroacetic acid, benzoic acid, urea hydrochloride, and combinations thereof.
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