from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The quaternary ammonium compound benzethonium chloride that is used as a detergent and antiseptic

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A trade-name for a solution of 25 parts of cinchonine sulphate in 2,000 parts of water, mixed with a solution of 10 parts of iodine and 10 parts of potassium iodide in 1,000 parts of water. It is used as an antiseptic.


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