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Mace

 [mās]
trademark for an aerosol mixture of CS, a common tear gas.

Mace

, MACE (mās),
Acronym for methylchloroform 2-chloracetophenone (the prototypical lacrimator) in a light petroleum dispersant and a pressurized propellant.

mace

[mās]
the oil-containing, red, fibrous wrapping of the nutmeg kernel. Dried and ground, it is used as an aromatic spice and flavoring. Historical medicinal uses include the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders and as an analgesic; however, there are no clinical trials supporting its effectiveness. Compare Mace.

Mace

a trademark for a chemical agent that causes tearing and eye pain. The name is an abbreviation formed by letters in methylchloroform-2-chloroacetophenone, which is dispersed from a pressurized container to immobilize an attacker.
An acronym for objective measures of acute and/or adverse cardiovascular events (e.g., acute myocardial infarction, ischaemic stroke, coronary arterial occlusion, death) which are used to assess the effects of various interventions (e.g., rotablation, angioplasty, stenting) or therapeutics (e.g., antiarrhythmics, statins, ACE inhibitors) on outcomes, in the context of a clinical trial.

Mace

A tear gas made from the lacrimatory agent chloracetophenone combined with a dispersant and an aerosol propellant.
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