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silver nitrate

silver nitrate

noun

Definition of SILVER NITRATE

:  an irritant compound AgNO3 that in contact with organic matter turns black and is used as a chemical reagent, in photography, and in medicine especially as an antiseptic and caustic

First Known Use of SILVER NITRATE

1869

silver nitrate

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SILVER NITRATE

:  an irritant compound AgNO3 that in contact with organic matter turns black and is used as a chemical reagent, in photography, and in medicine especially as an antiseptic and caustic

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