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Definition for british anti-lewisite (2 of 2)
[ dahy-mer-kap-rawl, -rol ]
/ ˌdaɪ mərˈkæp rɔl, -rɒl /
a colorless, oily, viscous liquid, C3H8OS2, originally developed as an antidote to lewisite and now used in treating bismuth, gold, mercury, and arsenic poisoning.
Also called BAL, British Anti-Lewisite.
Origin of dimercaprol
1945–50; contraction of di-mercapto-propanol (mercapto- combining form of mercaptan)
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British Dictionary definitions for british anti-lewisite
/ (ˌdaɪməˈkæprɒl) /
a colourless oily liquid with an offensive smell, used as an antidote to lewisite and similar toxic substances. Formula: CH 2 (SH)CH(SH)CH 2 OHAlso called: BAL
Word Origin for dimercaprol
C20: by shortening and altering from dimercaptopropanol
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Medical definitions for british anti-lewisite (1 of 2)
[ brĭt′ĭsh ]
Medical definitions for british anti-lewisite (2 of 2)
[ dī′mər-kăp′rôl, -rōl ]
A chelating agent developed as an antidote for lewisite and other arsenical poisons, also used as an antidote for antimony, bismuth, chromium, mercury, gold, and nickel poisoning.anti-lewisite British anti-lewisite
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