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silver protein

noun

Definition of silver protein

  1. :  any of several colloidal light-sensitive preparations of silver and protein used in aqueous solution on mucous membranes as antiseptics



1928

First Known Use of silver protein

1928


Medical Dictionary

silver protein

noun

Medical Definition of silver protein

  1. :  any of several colloidal light-sensitive preparations of silver and protein used in aqueous solution on mucous membranes as antiseptics and classified by their efficacy and irritant properties: asa:  a preparation containing 19 to 23 percent of silver and consisting of dark brown or almost black shining scales or granules—called also mild silver proteinb:  a more irritant preparation containing 7.5 to 8.5 percent of silver and consisting of a pale yellowish orange to brownish black powder—called also strong silver protein




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