Labarraque's solution


Labarraque's solution
La·bar·raque's solution .la-bə-'raks- n JAVELLE WATER
La·bar·raque lȧ-bȧ-rȧk Antoine-Germain (1777-1850)
French chemist and pharmacist. Labarraque was a pharmacist who served in the French army. He did much to improve the sanitary conditions in hospitals and army barracks and is remembered for his outstanding services during a cholera epidemic in 1832. In 1825 he introduced a solution of chlorinated soda for use as a disinfectant; it is sometimes known as Labarraque's solution.

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  • Labarraque's solution — La bar raque s so*lu tion . [From Labarraque, a Parisian apothecary.] (Med.) An aqueous solution of sodium hypochlorite, extensively used as a disinfectant. [1913 Webster] Note: Sodium hypochlorite is the same compound used in the commercial… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • labarraque's solution — |labə|rak(s) noun Usage: usually capitalized L Etymology: after Antoine G. Labarraque died 1850 French chemist and pharmacist : javelle water b …   Useful english dictionary

  • Labarraque solution — La·bar·raque solution (lah bah rahkґ) [Antoine Germain Labarraque, French chemist, 1777–1850] see under solution …   Medical dictionary

  • Labarraque's liquor — Liquor Liq uor (l[i^]k [ e]r), n. [OE. licour, licur, OF. licur, F. liqueur, fr. L. liquor, fr. liquere to be liquid. See {Liquid}, and cf. {Liqueur}.] 1. Any liquid substance, as water, milk, blood, sap, juice, or the like. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Labarraque solution — sodium hypochlorite solution, diluted with an equal volume of water …   Medical dictionary

  • Eau de Labarraque — Strukturformel Allgemeines Name Natriumhypochlorit Andere Namen unterchlorigsaur …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Eau de Javel — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Javel. Hypochlorite de sodium …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Eau De Javel — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Javel. Hypochlorite de sodium …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Eau de javel — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Javel. Hypochlorite de sodium …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bleichlauge — Strukturformel Allgemeines Name Natriumhypochlorit Andere Namen unterchlorigsaur …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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