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Acetic acid: The acid most commonly associated with vinegar. Acetic acid is a two-carbon c...See the entire definition of Acetic acid
Antidote: A drug that counteracts a poison.
Blindness: Loss of useful sight. Blindness can be temporary or permanent. Damage to any p...See the entire definition of Blindness
Conjunctiva: A thin, clear, moist membrane that coats the inner surfaces of the eyelids (p...See the entire definition of Conjunctiva
Cornea: The clear front window of the eye, which transmits and focuses light into the eye....See the entire definition of Cornea
Inflammation: A localized reaction that produces redness, warmth, swelling, and pain as a ...See the entire definition of Inflammation
Pain: An unpleasant sensation that can range from mild, localized discomfort to agony. Pa...See the entire definition of Pain
Rash: Breaking out (eruption) of the skin. A rash can be caused by an underlying medical c...See the entire definition of Rash
Saline: Relating to salt. As an adjective, "saline" means "salty, containing salt." As a n...See the entire definition of Saline
Toxin: A poison produced by certain animals, plants, or bacteria.