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Synonyms for mouthwash

a medicated solution used for gargling and rinsing the mouth


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Despite its hefty alcohol content, mouth-wash is not hypothesized to confer cognitive benefits on its users.
This desire for multfunctionalism is also having an impact on the mouth-wash sector.
"Eventually two doctors and a nurse gave him a mouth-wash, asked if I had paracetamol at home and told me to take him to a dentist the following day.
Mary's Hospital in London isolated "sufficient human DNA...from boccal epithelial cells obtained by mouth-wash." In conjunction with polymerase chain reaction (PCR), DNA information can be amplified and genetic analysis performed from a "heterogeneous mixture of human DNA, contaminating sequences, and partly degraded DNA." This method is described as a "noninvasive technique to obtain DNA" that is both "simpler and cheaper than existing methods" (The Lancet, June 18, 1988, 1356-58).
Symptoms of poisoning by mouth-wash include vomiting, drooling, seizures, and coma.