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Definition of the noun vesicant
What does vesicant mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: vesicants
- a chemical agent that causes blistering (especially mustard gas)
- lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
- synonym of vesicant: vesicatory
- more generic term: chemical agent = an agent that produces chemical reactions
- more specific terms: dichloroethyl sulfide / blistering agent / sulfur mustard / mustard agent / mustard gas = a toxic war gas with sulfide based compounds that raises blisters and attacks the eyes and lungs
Alternative definition of the noun vesicant
- Any material that causes blisters upon contact with the skin.
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by Robert Alan Lewis
Vesicant gas. chemical warfare gas. war gas. coal gas. a flammable, explosive, toxic gas comprised chiefly of methane, carbon monoxide, and hydrogen. It is produced by the distillation of coal and used for heating and lighting fluohydric acid ...
by Sir George Watt, Edgar Thurston, T. N. Mukharji
vesicant. Mustard poultices prove highly serviceable in cases of febrile and inflammatory diseases, internal congestions, spasmodic, neuralgic, and rheumatic affections. Mustard flour in water is highly recommended as a speedy and safe ...
Once the EPR spectra of the control samples were recorded and characterized, titration experiments were performed on the same control with the particular vesicant agent under study. The vesicant agent, an oily liquid, was carefully ...
by Frank L. Fire
A vesicant war gas. In addition to its toxicity and ability to be absorbed through the skin, it can cause blindness. mustard lewisite.
A Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: pt. 1. Pachyrhizus to Rye. pt. 2. Sabadilla to Silica. pt. 3. Silk to Tea. pt. 4. Tectona to Zygophillum (1893)
by Sir George Watt
It IS a powerful vesicant, and when applied to the skin caused blistering within twelve hours. Extensive a plication of the oil produced painful micturition and haematuria. When a ministered internally in small doses, no physiological effect was ...
by Sir George Watt
There is no doubt, however, that though perhaps inferior to cantharides, it is nevertheless a powerful vesicant, which may be resorted to with benefit when the officinal drug is not available. Taken internally it is an acrid stimulant, and in large ...
Some drugs, such as vincristine and Adriamycin, are particularly ' vesicant'. Sometimes, extravasation, leakage of the drug outside the vein, occurs and ...
by Rudolph Seiden, Richard R. Dykstra, W. James Gough
->VESICANT. BLISTERING AGENTS are called VESICANTS. ->BLISTERING OINTMENT. BLISTERING OINTMENTs are employed as irritants and counterirritants, e.g., in the treatment of LAMENEss. Often they are used to support the effect of ...
by Shirley Palmer
VESiCANT,Vi!SiCATOiRE,adj., — vesicans, L., — vesicant, vesicatory: an epithet des- ignative of remedies, — vesicantia, vesicatoria, £., — W«smri<.'/»!WfMittel,G. ; which,appli- ed to the skin, produce a collection of serum beneath the ...
Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)
by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis
the dried insect Cantharis vesicatoria, which contains cantharidin, formerly used as a topical vesicant. Also called Spanish fly. cantharidine, topical vesicant extracted from the dried ...
by Ian V. Hogg
A "vesicant" gas, it raises blisters on the skin, blinds, and is a systemic poison when either ingested through the skin or when breathed. It is sufficiently corrosive to penetrate ordinary clothing and boots to attack the skin beneath. At the time of ...
Encyclopedia of Toxicology (2005)
by Bruce Anderson, Ann de Peyster, Shayne C. Gad, P.J. Bert Hakkinen, Michael Kamrin, Betty Locey, Harihara M. Mehendale, Carey Pope, Lee Shugart
lewisite (L; an arseniccontaining vesicant), and phosgene oxime (CX;ahalogenated oxime that is very different in propertiesandtoxicity from the other agents). Mustard vapor ...
A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1891)
by Richard Soule
Vesicant, n. See VESICATORY. Vesicatory, n. Blister, epispastic, vesicant. Vesicle, «. Cell, cyst, utricle, bladder. Vesper, n.
by Elizabeth Martin
vesicant 804 vesicant n. an agent that causes blistering of.
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The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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