collodion

noun col·lo·di·on \ kə-ˈlō-dē-ən \
Updated on: 7 Nov 2017

Definition of collodion

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

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Origin and Etymology of collodion

modification of New Latin collodium, from Greek kollōdēs glutinous, from kolla glue — more at protocol


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collodion

noun col·lo·di·on \ kə-ˈlōd-ē-ən \

medical Definition of collodion

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

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