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absolute alcohol

[′ab·sə‚lüt ′al·kə·hȯl]
(organic chemistry)
Ethyl alcohol that contains no more than 1% water. Also known as anhydrous alcohol.
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A short acting local anaesthetic such as lignocaine is administered before injecting absolute alcohol, which not only ensures correct placement of the needle in the retrobulbar space, but also provides an anaesthetic effect that reduces intraoperative pain.
Prior research has shown that prices are positively related to per capita consumption of absolute alcohol (Wagenaar et al.
4 g) and 2 -mercapto4,6-dimethyl pyrimidine was dissolved in xylene (70 ml) and absolute alcohol (10 ml).
Adult per capita consumption of absolute alcohol in South Africa is between 9 and 10 liters per year which places the country among the higher alcohol consumption nations (4).
He notes that some midge larvae endure sojourns in absolute alcohol and then recover normal function when returned to water.
5 percent of the absolute alcohol content sold in its peak year, 1995.
The researchers calculated both the number of ounces of absolute alcohol consumed per day, averaged across the pregnancy, and the pattern of drinking: either 5 or more drinks at least once every 2 weeks, or smaller amounts.
Klatsky said three drinks per day, or 1/2 or 2 ounces of absolute alcohol.
It correctly identified 69 percent of the "risk drinkers" (defined as those consuming 1 ounce of absolute alcohol per day, equivalent to two standard drinks per day) out of a cohort of 971 pregnant women.
Tenders are invited for Supply Of Absolute Alcohol At Goaw, Neemuch, (M.
8 litres of absolute alcohol was consumed per adult resident, 7 per cent less than in the year before, another finding in the annual overview of the Estonian Institute of Economic Research.