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a bactericidal wound irrigant.
Synonym(s): Dakin fluid
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[Henry D. Dakin, U.S. chemist, 1880–1952]
A dilute, neutral solution of sodium hypochlorite and boric acid. It was developed during World War I and is still used for cleansing wounds.
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Dakin,Henry Drusdale, U.S. chemist, 1880-1952.
Dakin fluid - Synonym(s): Dakin solution
Dakin solution - a bactericidal wound irrigant. Synonym(s): Dakin fluid
Dakin-Carrel treatment - Synonym(s): Carrel treatment
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