Dakin's Solution

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Dakin's solution (ˈdeɪkɪnz)
a dilute solution containing sodium hypochlorite and boric acid, used as an antiseptic in the treatment of wounds
[C20: named after Henry D. Dakin (1880--1952), English chemist]

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Dakin's solution Da·kin's solution (dā'kĭnz)
Buffered sodium hypochlorite solution, used as a bactericidal irrigant of open wounds.

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