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trichloroacetic acid

 [tri-klor″o-ah-se´tik]
a strong acid used as a protein precipitant in clinical chemistry and also as a caustic in chemabrasion and for removing warts.

tri·chlor·o·a·ce·tic ac·id

(trī-klōr'ō-ă-sē'tik as'id),
Agent used as an astringent antiseptic in 1-5% solution or as an escharotic for venereal and other warts; a widely used protein precipitant.

trichloroacetic acid

(trī-klôr′ō-ə-sē′tĭk)
n. Abbr. TCA
A colorless, deliquescent, corrosive, crystalline compound, C2HCl3O2, used as a herbicide and topically as an astringent and antiseptic.

trichloroacetic acid

Dermatology An astringent antiseptic used as a exfoliant for Pts with extensive actinic keratosis

tri·chlor·o·a·ce·tic ac·id

(TCA) (trī-klōr'ō-ă-sē'tik as'id)
Agent used as an astringent antiseptic in 1-5% solution or as an escharotic for venereal and other warts.
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The sample was transferred to a test tube, and 5 ml of an acid mixture (3 M [30%] hydrochloric acid and 0.61 M [10%] trichloracetic acid) was added.
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* Trichloracetic acid applied to the surface of the genital warts
Active ingredients including 20% salicylic acid, pumpkin, papaya and other enzymes, 30% lactic acid and 15% trichloracetic acid stimulate natural collagen production in the skin, for a more robust structure and appearance, deep hydration, and more consistent, integrated skin texture, according to the company.