surgical spirit

noun

Definition of surgical spirit

British
: a liquid that contains alcohol and water and that is used to clean wounds or skin

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“Surgical spirit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/surgical%20spirit. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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