vesicant


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vesicant

[′ves·ə·kənt]
(pharmacology)
An agent that causes blistering.
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Mitomycin is a potent vesicant that can cause tissue blistering and necrosis.
To overcome this countermeasure, in July 1917, Germany introduced the vesicant or blistering agent, sulfur mustard (1-chloro-2-[(2-chloroethyl)sulfanyl]ethane) [[C.
PERIPHERALLY Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) are inserted in patients who require long term treatment with irritant and vesicant drugs, medication with extremes of pH and osmolarity, cytotoxic drugs or parenteral nutrition and those with poor or limited venous access requiring treatment.
The roots of the young tree and also root bark are rubefacient and vesicant.
Chemical munitions known to have been disposed of at sea included munitions filled with sulfur mustard, a vesicant (i.
The shoots and young leaves contain a rubefacient and vesicant principle (Chopra & Badhwar 1940, Behl et al.
Because cabazitaxel is neither a vesicant nor an irritant, it may be administered via either a central or peripheral line.
Dong and Li (2007) prepared a fire retardant--treated polypropylene--wood (PP-wood) composite containing APP, pentaerythritol, and a laboratory-made vesicant carbon foaming agent.
Vinorelbine is a vesicant and venous irritant, and these adverse effects can limit its tolerability.
It minimises child discomfort from repeated injections as well as providing enhanced therapeutic choices, including blood sampling and the prevention of extravasations with the administration of vesicant chemotherapy.
On May 27, a Stewards' Inquiry concluded that Bouresly breached Emirates Racing Authority (ERA) Rule 100 (v) stating that his actions to treat two horses under his care with a vesicant, or blistering agent, to large areas of their upper-body regions, was considered to be mistreatment.