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silver nitrate

noun

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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July 05, 2015
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