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Dr. Kennedy Carbolic acid is a synonym for phenol. In dilute solution, it is used as an antimicrobial agent. It was first used to clean wounds and dress them by the surgeon Joseph Lister who reported in 1867 that his wards at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary had remained free of sepsis (which was then a great scourge) for 9 months.



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