Collodion

Definition of Collodion

Col`lo´di`on
n.1.(Chem.) A solution of pyroxylin (soluble gun cotton) in ether containing a varying proportion of alcohol. It is strongly adhesive, and is used by surgeons as a coating for wounds; but its chief application is as a vehicle for the sensitive film in photography.
Collodion process
(Photog.) a process in which a film of sensitized collodion is used in preparing the plate for taking a picture.
Styptic collodion
collodion containing an astringent, as tannin.

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