goulard's extract


goulard's extract
\(ˈ)gü|lärdz-\ noun
Usage: usually capitalized G
Etymology: after Thomas Goulard died 1784 French surgeon
: an aqueous solution of lead subacetate applied to bruises and sprains

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  • Goulard's Extract — (also known as subacetate of lead) is a solution of lead acetate [cite book |title=A System of Chemistry |last=Thomson |first=Thomas |year=1810 |publisher=Bell Bradfute |location=London |pages=v. 3,p. 275… …   Wikipedia

  • Thomas Goulard — (1697 1784) was a French surgeon famous for Goulard s extract, a solution of lead acetate and lead oxide which was formerly used as an astringent. Goulard was a surgeon and anatomist in Montpellier who specialized in genitourinary disorders. His… …   Wikipedia

  • Goulards extract — Gou*lard s ex tract [Named after the introducer, Thomas Goulard, a French surgeon.] (Med.) An aqueous solution of the subacetate of lead, used as a lotion in cases of inflammation. Goulard s cerate is a cerate containing this extract. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • lead subacetate — ˈled noun : a poisonous basic salt Pb(C2H3O2)2.PbO used especially in solution (as in Goulard s extract); basic lead acetate …   Useful english dictionary

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