or less commonly trichloracetic acid\ˌtrī-ˌklȯr-ə-ˈsē-tik- \
Definition of trichloroacetic acid
: a strong vesicant pungent acid C2Cl3HO2 used in weed control and in medicine as a caustic and astringent
Examples of trichloroacetic acid in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebJessner, which unclogs pores with equal parts salicylic acid, lactic acid, and resorcinol, an antiseptic exfoliant, and trichloroacetic acid (TCA), which helps brighten dull skin, are the most popular options.
Kaitlin Clark, Allure, 1 Nov. 2021 Medium depth peels are most commonly performed with glycolic acid, trichloroacetic acid (TCA), or Jessner’s solution, which is a mixture of lactic acid, salicylic acid, and an antiseptic exfoliant.
Julie Ricevuto, Allure, 19 Nov. 2020 For up to medium-depth spot removal, chemical peels including trichloroacetic acid (TCA) or glycolic acid superficially injure the skin to provoke a wound-healing response that expels dark pigment.
Mackenzie Wagoner, Vogue, 2 Oct. 2020
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