boracic acid


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bo·ric ac·id

(bō'rik as'id),
A weak acid, used as an antiseptic dusting powder, in saturated solution as a collyrium, and with glycerin in aphthae and stomatitis.
Synonym(s): boracic acid

boracic acid

boric acid, boracic acid

has weak bacteriostatic, fungistatic and astringent activity, used topically and commonly as a buffer in eye-drops. Also used as an insecticide.