Medical Dictionary

peracetic acid

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noun per·ace·tic acid \ˌpər-ə-ˌsēt-ik-\

Medical Definition of peracetic acid

  1. :  a corrosive toxic strongly oxidizing unstable pungent liquid acid C2H4O3 used chiefly in a solution in acetic acid or an inert solvent in bleaching, in organic synthesis, and as a fungicide and disinfectant


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