trichloroacetic acid


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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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A portion (2.5 ml) of trichloroacetic acid (10%) was added to the mixture, which was then centrifuged at 3000 rpm for 10 min.
[3] Nonstandard abbreviations: TMP, thiamine monophosphate; TDP, thiamine diphosphate; TCA, trichloroacetic acid.
Local ablative methods such as cryotherapy, fulguration, and trichloroacetic acid are best if there are just a few lesions, whereas if there are more lesions, it is better to treat them with self-applied modalities such as imiquimod, Dr.
Common vulvar irritants include douches, spermicides, and medications such as trichloroacetic acid and 5-fluorouracil.
After an initial, and thorough consultation, Jill assessed my skin as being suitable for a trichloroacetic acid (TCA) peel, otherwise known as an easy peel.
The five HAAs--chloroacetic acid, dichloroacetic acid, trichloroacetic acid, bromoacetic acid, and dibromoacetic acid--are commonly abbreviated HAA5.
Changes in the basic proteins associated with DNA during spermiogenesis were identified with alkaline fast green staining after DNA extraction with trichloroacetic acid and by cytochemical tests for arginine.
Problems like acne can also be treated with one of their range of Compositum or Easy TCA (Trichloroacetic Acid) peels.
A 1-mL aliquot of 12.5% trichloroacetic acid and 25 mM magnesium chloride was added to each test tube.
Greenpeace found that perc breaks down into the toxic byproducts phosgene, vinyl chloride, carbon tetrachloride and trichloroacetic acid (TCA).
Electrodesiccation (burning) and cryotherapy (freezing) are also productive techniques for removing warts, although trichloroacetic acid and podophyllin, are the most commonly used methods of treatment.
A trichloroacetic acid chemical peel can be used to slough off the top layers of the skin.