Definition of lunar caustic
: silver nitrate especially when fused and molded into sticks for use as a caustic
Origin of lunar caustic
obsolete luna silver, from Medieval Latin, from Latin, moon
First Known Use: 1751
Medical Definition of lunar caustic
: silver nitrate especially when fused and molded into sticks or small cones for use as a caustic
Learn More about lunar caustic
Medical Dictionary: Definition of "lunar caustic"
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up lunar caustic? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).