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Definition: 'Sodium Tetradecyl Sulfate'

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sodium tetradecyl sulfate

Type: Term

Definitions:
1. an anionic surface-active agent used for its wetting properties to enhance the surface action of certain antiseptic solutions; also used as a sclerosing agent similar to morrhuate sodium in the treatment of varicose veins.

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