silver nitrate

noun

Definition of silver nitrate

  1. :  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

1833


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silver nitrate

noun

Medical Definition of silver nitrate

  1. :  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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