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SOLUTION, civil law. Payment.
     2. By this term, is understood, every species of discharge or liberation, which is called satisfaction, and with which the creditor is satisfied. Dig. 46, 3, 54; Code 8, 43, 17; Inst. 3, 30. This term has rather a reference to the substance of the obligation, than to the numeration or counting of the money. Dig. 50, 16, 176. Vide Discharge of a contract.

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"Hydrogen peroxide is toxic to newly formed cells, and Dakin's solution should not be used in acute wounds." Povidone-iodine can be used at diluted strengths, he added.
Wet-to-dry dressings are good for superficial debridement but should be used only with saline; Betadine, Dakin's solution, and hydrogen peroxide are toxic and tend to inhibit granulation, Dr.