Silver nitrate

Revision as of 21:16, 3 October 2005 by WikiConvertor (Talk)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)

silver nitrate

(Science: chemical) A powerful germicide, used as an antiseptic, applied topically to the conjunctiva as a prophylactic against opthalmia neonatorum, and also used as an antiseptic in infections of the skin and mucous membrane.

Pharmacological action: anti-infective agents, local.

Chemical name: Nitric acid silver(1_) salt

Retrieved from ""
First | Previous (Silver impregnation) | Next (Silver protein stain) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.