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pic·ric ac·id

(pik'rik as'id),
Agent used as an application in burns, eczema, erysipelas, and pruritus; potentially explosive in its crystallized form.
[G. pikros, bitter]
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picric acid

(pĭk′rĭk)
n.
A poisonous, explosive yellow crystalline solid, C6H3N3O7, used in explosives, dyes, and for etching copper.
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picric acid

2,4,6 Trinitrophenol Occupational medicine A strong–pK 1.0 acid once used as a dye, an antiseptic, and fixative; when dry, it is explosive, and used in manufacturing explosives and rocket fuels; occupational exposure results in a yellowish skin
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pic·ric ac·id

(pik'rik as'id)
Agent used as an application in burns, eczema, erysipelas, and pruritus.
[G. pikros, bitter]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

pic·ric ac·id

(pik'rik as'id)
Agent used as an application in burns, eczema, erysipelas, and pruritus.
[G. pikros, bitter]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012