Definition of Surgical spirit

1. Noun. Methylated spirit used in the practice of medicine (especially for cleansing the skin before injections or before surgery).




Definition of Surgical spirit

1. Noun. (medical) Ethanol with small quantities of additives (typically: castor oil (2%), methyl salicylate (0.5%)) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Surgical Spirit

surgery
surges
surgical
surgical contraception
surgical dressing
surgical gown
surgical gowns
surgical incision
surgical instrument
surgical knife
surgical operation
surgical procedure
surgical procedures
surgical process
surgical seam
surgical spirit (current term)
surgical strike
surgically
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suriclone

Literary usage of Surgical spirit

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Animal Farm: A Fairy Story by George Orwell (1996)
"... as though their pens were dipped in surgical spirit to sterilize the microbes of emotion. They never seek to criticize or moralize, to protest or plead ..."

2. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1905)
"The more firmly all those who have to attend on such patients are imbued with the modern surgical spirit, the safer and healthier will such hospitals become ..."

3. A Cyclopedia of American Medical Biography: Comprising the Lives of Eminent by Howard Atwood Kelly (1912)
"The surgical spirit of the times led him early to surgery and I well remember his first laparotomy (1877), ..."

4. The Western Journal of Medicine and Surgery by Daniel Drake, Lundsford Pitts Yandell (1846)
"Judging from the quick succession in which these works have followed each other, the surgical spirit of our country must be high. ..."

5. Animal Farm: A Fairy Story by George Orwell (1996)
"... as though their pens were dipped in surgical spirit to sterilize the microbes of emotion. They never seek to criticize or moralize, to protest or plead ..."

6. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1905)
"The more firmly all those who have to attend on such patients are imbued with the modern surgical spirit, the safer and healthier will such hospitals become ..."

7. A Cyclopedia of American Medical Biography: Comprising the Lives of Eminent by Howard Atwood Kelly (1912)
"The surgical spirit of the times led him early to surgery and I well remember his first laparotomy (1877), ..."

8. The Western Journal of Medicine and Surgery by Daniel Drake, Lundsford Pitts Yandell (1846)
"Judging from the quick succession in which these works have followed each other, the surgical spirit of our country must be high. ..."

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