dobell-solution

Dobell's solution

[doh-belz]
noun Pharmacology.
a clear, yellowish, aqueous solution of sodium borate, sodium bicarbonate, phenol, and glycerol, used chiefly as an antiseptic and astringent for the nose and throat.

Origin:
named after H. B. Dobell (1828–1917), English physician

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Dobell's solution (ˈdəʊbəlz)
 
n
a solution of sodium borate, sodium bicarbonate, phenol, and glycerol, used as an astringent or antiseptic wash for the throat and nose
 
[C19: named after Horace B. Dobell (1828--1917), British physician]

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