vesicant


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Synonyms for vesicant

a chemical agent that causes blistering (especially mustard gas)

causing blisters

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47) In one American study (47) of 107 autopsies, 4 were attributed specifically to "suffocant gases," (2) others were probably due to phosgene, and the remainder were believed to be due to vesicant gases (mustard).
We went to the meeting and we explained our opinion and they asked us some questions and we presented evidence from America, from England and from Kuwait and Bahrain from specialised horse vets that agreed that the vesicant was not restricted," said Bouresly on Monday.
Bouresly, whose Star Crowned broke the 5f dirt track record at Nad Al Sheba this year, was found guilty of "applying a vesicant blistering agent to large areas of the upper body of two horses in his care".
net) Topic number CBD05-117 'Stem Cell Technology And Autologous Bioengineered Skin For The Treatment of Cutaneous Vesicant Injury'.
However, chest radiographs and high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) can be used to assess long-term, chronic damage to the lungs in those injured by vesicant weapons.
Sulfur mustard is considered a vesicant because of its blistering properties, which affect the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract (29).
Nurse Baab maintained that she got good blood return before injecting the vesicant drugs and that there were no complaints of pain or indication of swelling in her hand.
4,6,7,9-11) Paederus are nocturnal and attracted by incandescent and fluorescent lights and dermatitis occurs as a result of inadvertent contact of humans with hemolymph of the beetle containing potent vesicant paederin which acts by blocking mitosis and releasing epidermal proteases.
PICC lines are a safe and effective access device for intravenous antibiotics, chemotherapy, total parenteral nutrition and other vesicant infusions.
In the order Coleoptera, only Meloidae, Oedemeridae and Staphylinidae release vesicant chemicals that cause dermatitis and conjunctivitis (the first two release cantharidin and the latter, pederin).
push dose or vesicant administration), it is done simultaneously with other activities.
Therefore, RCAs were incomparable to vesicant, choking, and nerve agents, all of which were designed to produce casualties and fatalities.
Presently, there is no known treatment for a vesicant chemical attack, such as sulfur mustard gas.