silver protein

noun

Definition of silver protein

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

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1928

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silver protein

noun

medical Definition of silver protein

: 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: as
a : 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 protein
b : 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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