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surgical spirit


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  • n. Ethanol with small quantities of additives (typically: castor oil (2%), methyl salicylate (0.5%))

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. methylated spirit used in the practice of medicine (especially for cleansing the skin before injections or before surgery)


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