dehydrated alcohol

noun

Medical Definition of dehydrated alcohol

: ethanol for pharmaceutical use that at 15.56°C contains not less than 99.2 percent ethanol by weight or 99.5 percent by volume and has a specific gravity of not more than 0.7964

called also absolute alcohol

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“Dehydrated alcohol.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dehydrated%20alcohol. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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