merthiolate merthiolate

Definition(s):

  • (n) a light-colored crystalline powder (trade name Merthiolate) used as a surgical antiseptic

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Usage(s):

  • When an injured player staggered over to the bench, Equipment Manager Spike Watts prescribed his standard treatment: merthiolate for a minor wound, Band-Aid for a bad one.
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