silver nitrate

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a chemical element, atomic number 47, atomic weight 107.870, symbol Ag. (See Appendix 6.) It is used in medicine for its caustic, astringent, and antiseptic effects. It is also used in dentistry in alloys, in soldering, and as cones to obliterate the root canal.
silver nitrate colorless or white crystals, used as a caustic and local antiinfective; an important use is in prevention of ophthalmia neonatorum.
silver protein silver made colloidal by the presence of, or combination with, protein; an active germicide with a local irritant and astringent effect.
silver sulfadiazine the silver derivative of sulfadiazine, having bactericidal activity against many gram-positive and gram-negative organisms, as well as being effective against yeasts; used as a topical antiinfective for the prevention and treatment of wound sepsis in patients with second and third degree burns.
toughened silver nitrate a mixture of silver nitrate with hydrochloric acid, sodium chloride, or potassium nitrate, occurring as white crystalline masses molded into pencils or cones; a convenient means of applying silver nitrate locally.
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sil·'ver ni·trate

an antiseptic and astringent; formerly used externally, in solution, in the prevention of ophthalmia neonatorum; also used in the special staining of the nervous system, spirochetes, reticular fibers, Golgi apparatus, nucleolar organizer region, and calcium.
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silver nitrate

A poisonous colorless crystalline compound, AgNO3, that becomes grayish black when exposed to light in the presence of organic matter and is used in manufacturing photographic film, silvering mirrors, dyeing hair, plating silver, and in medicine as a cautery and antiseptic.
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silver nitrate

An astringent drug formerly used in solution to treat various conditions such as CONJUNCTIVITIS, OTITIS EXTERNA and cervical erosion. It causes black staining and is now seldom used in the Western world. The drug is on the WHO official list.
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sil·ver ni·trate

(silvĕr nītrāt)
Antiseptic and astringent.
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Evaluation time (days) Treatments 3 Rutin teor Salicylic acid 0.3812 [+ or -] 0.017 (1) A (2) 30 [micro]M Salicylic acid 0.2392 [+ or -] 0.007 E 60 [micro]M Silver nitrate 0.3483 [+ or -] 0.014 B 30 [micro]M Silver nitrate 0.2742 [+ or -] 0.003 D 60 [micro]M Control 0.2958 [+ or -] 0.006 C CV(%) 3.66 Evaluation time (days) Treatments 6 20 Rutin teor Salicylic acid 4.8049 [+ or -] 0.321 A 0.1041 [+ or -] 0.001 D 30 [micro]M Salicylic acid 0.2902 [+ or -] 0.009 B 0.1051 [+ or -] 0.002 D 60 [micro]M Silver nitrate 0.2785 [+ or -] 0.045 B 0.2317 [+ or -] 0.013 A 30 [micro]M Silver nitrate 0.2207 [+ or -] 0.009 B 0.1250 [+ or -] 0.007 D 60 [micro]M Control 0.2902 [+ or -] 0.0034 B 0.1808 [+ or -] 0.003 C CV(%) 12.3 4.92 (1) Mean [+ or -] standard error.
At 1 minute of exposure, the protoscolicidal effects of the garlic chloroformic extract (200 mg/mL) were significantly different from those of 0.5% silver nitrate and 20% hypertonic sodium chloride (P<0.001 and P=0.003).
For the silver nitrate filters, the same dry mix described above was combined with either 117 mg AgN[O.sub.3] (5x filters) or 234 mg AgN[O.sub.3] (10x filters) dissolved in 57 mL deionized water.
We also showed the compatibility of the method with fingerprint development before analysis using silver nitrate, to allow a sample to be identified from its ridge characteristics.
The characteristic peaks were observed for PLLA (poly L lactic acid) and silver nitrate and peaks for PLLA were observed for C=O (carbonyl) stretching at 1759 [cm.sup.1] and C[H.sub.3] stretching at 2995 [cm.sup.1], O-C=O stretching at 1195-1094 [cm.sup.1] for characteristic ester bonds.
In this moment, certain amount from silver nitrate solution (0.1 mole/L) was added dropwise (keeping in mind that the total volume of the reactants is 100 mL).
Sodium citrate and silver nitrate were obtained from Sigma-Aldrich.
The nanoparticles were synthesised in aqueous solutions using a chemical reduction of silver nitrate by sodium borohydride in the presence of lysozyme.
(2000), studied the response of five Coffea canephora Pierre genotypes with regard to somatic embryogenesis on media containing silver nitrate and different carbohydrates (sucrose, fructose, maltose and glucose).
The diagnosis of AIP usually depends on clinical suspicion or history, but can be made by a silver nitrate test on gastric content or on breath.
The key is the particles, which are ground ceramic granules treated with silver nitrate to kill pathogens.
sterile wooden sticks that were dipped in silver nitrate. They dripped