sulfurated lime solution

noun

Medical Definition of sulfurated lime solution

: an orange-colored solution containing sulfides of calcium made by boiling a mixture of hydrated lime and sublimed sulfur in water and applied externally as a topical antiseptic and scabicide

called also Vleminckx' lotion, Vleminckx' solution

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“Sulfurated lime solution.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sulfurated%20lime%20solution. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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