boroglycerin

boroglycerin
A soft mass obtained by heating glycerin and boric acid; an obsolete antiseptic, usually used mixed with equal parts of glycerin, constituting glycerite. SYN: boroglycerol, glyceryl borate.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • boroglycerol — SYN: boroglycerin …   Medical dictionary

  • glyceryl — 1. The trivalent radical, C3H53−, of glycerol; often used in error for glycero or glycerol. 2. Any group derived from glycerol by removing one or more of the hydroxyl groups. g. alcohol SYN: glycerol. g …   Medical dictionary

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