Definition of Lunar caustic

1. Noun. Silver nitrate fused into sticks and formerly used as a caustic.

Generic synonyms: Silver Nitrate



Medical Definition of Lunar caustic

1. Silver nitrate mixed with silver chloride and allowed to dry. Usually applied to the ends of small wooden applicator sticks or made available as pencils. These are used after wetting as a caustic chemical for the removal of warts. Synonym: fused silver nitrate, lunar caustic. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lunar Caustic

lumpsum
lumpy
lumpy jaw
lumpy skin disease
lumpy skin disease virus
lums
luna
luna moth
lunacies
lunacy
lunanaut
lunanauts
lunar
lunar calendar
lunar cataclysm
lunar caustic (current term)
lunar crater
lunar day
lunar eclipse
lunar eclipses
lunar excursion module
lunar latitude
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lunar modules
lunar month
lunar occultation
lunar periodicity
lunar phase
lunar time period
lunar year

Literary usage of Lunar caustic

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1. The New-England Medical Review and Journal by Walter Channing, John Ware (1827)
"X. Directions for using the lunar caustic. ... In the first place, I always prefer to use the lunar caustic in its solid form; for it is in that state much ..."

2. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1827)
"Practical Observations on the application of lunar caustic to Strictures in the Urethra; illustrated by cases proving the permanency of the cure by that ..."

3. Philadelphia Medical and Physical Journal by Benjamin Smith Barton (1806)
"Case of Ptyalism (apparently) produced by the , External Application of the Lunar Caustic, or Nitrate of Silver. Communicated, in a letter to the EDITOR, ..."

4. A Complete Handbook for the Sanitary Troops of the U.S. Army and Navy and by Charles Field Mason (1917)
"To give a point to a stick of lunar caustic rub it on wet lint; never attempt to scrape it. Blue stone is used especially for touching granulated lids; ..."

5. A Dictionary of Mechanical Science, Arts, Manufactures, and Miscellaneous by Alexander Jamieson (1829)
"Nitrate of silver is the lunar caustic used by surgeons. It is also used in making indelible ink for marking linen. These salts have the property of ..."

6. Chemistry in Daily Life by Lassar-Cohn (1913)
"... bricks—Cements—Glazing—Pottery — Stoneware — Majolica ware — Porcelain—Photography—Lunar caustic—Chloride, bromide, and iodide of silver—Daguerreotypes— ..."

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