ARGENTI NITRAS (U.S. AND BR.)
\ɑːd͡ʒˈɛnti nˈa͡ɪtɹəz jˌuːˈɛs and bˌiːˈɑː], \ɑːdʒˈɛnti nˈaɪtɹəz jˌuːˈɛs and bˌiːˈɑː], \ɑː_dʒ_ˈɛ_n_t_i n_ˈaɪ_t_ɹ_ə_z__ j_ˌuː_ˈɛ_s__ a_n_d b_ˌiː__ˈɑː]\
Definitions of ARGENTI NITRAS (U.S. AND BR.)
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Occurs in clear, colorless crystals rapidly darkening on exposure to light, freely soluble in water; employed occasionally internally in epilepsy, gastritis, and diarrhea, in doses of 1/6-1/2 gr. (0.01-0.03); externally in solution in the treatment of gonorrhea, purulent ophthalmia, etc., and in the prevention of ophthalmia neonatorum.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
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