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Dakin's solution

a dilute solution containing sodium hypochlorite and boric acid, used as an antiseptic in the treatment of wounds
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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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