Definition of Paraform

1. a substance used as an antiseptic [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paraform

paraffinic
paraffining
paraffinoma
paraffins
paraffle
paraffles
paraflagella
paraflagellate
paraflagellum
parafle
parafles
parafoil
parafoils
parafollicular
parafollicular cells
paraform (current term)
paraformaldehyde
paraformer
paraformers
paraforms
parafovea
parafransoletite
parafuchsin
paragammacism
paraganglia
paraganglioma
paragangliomas
paragangliomata
paraganglion

Literary usage of Paraform

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1. Manual of Military Hygiene for the Military Services of the United States by Valery Havard (1914)
"paraform or paraformaldehyde is a polymeric condensation of formaldehyde gas. ... Special lamps have been devised for the volatilization of paraform, ..."

2. Practical Bacteriology, Blood Work and Animal Parasitology: Including by Edward Rhodes Stitt (1920)
"paraform Lamps.—For single rooms the use of the paraform ... Special lamps can be obtained to burn the paraform tablets or a pint tincup will suffice for ..."

3. Texas Medical Journal (1894)
"On comparing the effects of paraform with those of iodoform, dermatol, salol, ... of paraform, without experiencing the slightest untoward effect. ..."

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