silver protein
noun Date: 1928 any of several colloidal light-sensitive preparations of silver and protein used in aqueous solution on mucous membranes as antiseptics

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • silver protein — n any of several colloidal light sensitive preparations of silver and protein used in aqueous solution on mucous membranes as antiseptics and classified by their efficacy and irritant properties: as a) a preparation containing 19 to 23 percent of …   Medical dictionary

  • silver protein — n. any of several colloidal silver solutions containing silver and a protein, as albumin: formerly used in treating inflammation of mucous membranes * * * …   Universalium

  • silver protein — n. any of several colloidal silver solutions containing silver and a protein, as albumin: formerly used in treating inflammation of mucous membranes …   English World dictionary

  • silver protein — noun a colloid preparation of protein (albumin or gelatin) and silver oxide; used in aqueous solution as an antibacterial agent • Hypernyms: ↑colloid * * * noun Etymology: silver (I) : any of several colloidal light sensitive preparations of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • mild silver protein — noun antiseptic consisting of a compound of protein and silver (trade name Argyrol) • Syn: ↑Argyrol • Usage Domain: ↑trade name (for: ↑Argyrol) • Hypernyms: ↑antiseptic * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • mild silver protein — n SILVER PROTEIN (a) * * * see under silver …   Medical dictionary

  • strong silver protein — stroŋ n SILVER PROTEIN (b) * * * see under silver …   Medical dictionary

  • strong silver protein — noun see silver protein …   Useful english dictionary

  • mild silver protein — Pharm. a compound of silver and a protein, applied to mucous membranes as a mild antiseptic. * * * …   Universalium

  • protein silver — n SILVER PROTEIN …   Medical dictionary

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