\kˈalks vˈiːvə], \kˈalks vˈiːvə], \k_ˈa_l_k_s v_ˈiː_v_ə]\
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By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
The external operation of calx viva is escharotic, but it is rarely used. Lime is a good disinfecting agent. It is employed internally in the form of Liquor Calcis.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
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- Relating to ribs and transverse processes of the vertebrae articulating with them. Lying between ribs and transverse process of the vertebrae.