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collodion

noun col·lo·di·on \kə-ˈlō-dē-ən\

Definition of COLLODION

:  a viscous solution of pyroxylin used especially as a coating for wounds or for photographic films

Origin of COLLODION

modification of New Latin collodium, from Greek kollōdēs glutinous, from kolla glue — more at protocol
First Known Use: 1851

collodion

noun col·lo·di·on \kə-ˈlōd-ē-ən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of COLLODION

:  a viscous solution of pyroxylin used especially as a coating for wounds or for photographic films

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