glacial acetic acid

noun
gla·​cial acetic acid | \ˈglā-shəl- \

Medical Definition of glacial acetic acid 

: acetic acid containing usually less than 1 percent of water, obtained as a pungent caustic hygroscopic liquid that is a good solvent (as for oils and resins), and used formerly as a caustic to remove warts but now only in veterinary medicine for this purpose

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