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corrosive

 [kŏ-ro´siv]
having a caustic and locally destructive effect; an agent having such effects.

cor·ro·sive

(kŏ-rō'siv),
1. Causing corrosion.
2. An agent that produces corrosion, for example, a strong acid or alkali.

cor·ro·sive

(kŏr-ō'siv)
1. Causing corrosion.
2. An agent that produces corrosion (e.g., a strong acid or alkali).
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(1) Corrosive properties of the ingested substance Amount, (2) concentration, (3) physical form (solid or liquid) of the agent (4) Duration of contact with the mucosa.
Epidemiological studies have documented corrosive intake as the third most common cause of poisoning in adults.3 The most common symptom of oesophageal stricture is progressive dysphagia to solids followed by inability to tolerate liquids.
Existing powers allow police officers to stop and search an individual where they suspect the person is in possession of a corrosive substance and is intent on causing injury.
National Police Chiefs' Council lead for Corrosive Attacks, Assistant Chief Constable Rachel Kearton, said: "The use of acid to commit acts of violence is particularly abhorrent -- perpetrators aim to leave their victims with horrific and life-changing injuries.
"We have an action plan in place to tackle the use of corrosive substances in violent attacks, and our new Offensive Weapons Bill will make it a crime to carry corrosive substances in public without good reason and ban their sale to under 18s."
A new offence to stop the sale of acids and the most harmful corrosive substances to under-18s is also being weighed up.
Mr Das-Bhaumik, who works as an eye lid surgeon, outlined to OT that in his practice he saw how corrosive agent attacks affected the conjunctiva and lids.
The Crown Prosecution Service's guidance will now be reviewed to ensure it makes clear that acid and other corrosive substances can be classed as dangerous weapons, and plainly outlines what is required to prove intent.
The Crown Prosecution Service's (CPS) guidance to prosecutors will now be reviewed to ensure it makes clear that acid and other corrosive substances can be classed as dangerous weapons, and what is required to prove intent.
The method pinpoints isolated locations where the most severe corrosion may occur if corrosive fluids are delivered into the pipeline, offering the owner the opportunity to narrow the focus toward those pipelines most likely to trigger a catastrophic accident.
In this case, it's the meaning of the phrase "not subjected to vibration, flexing or corrosive environments" that is causing confusion.
Materiel and method: In our study we evaluated the children between 0-6 years who applied to the Erciyes University Medical Faculty pediatric emergency department with corrosive substance ingestion history in January-February 2017.