a yellow, crystalline powder, C 12 H 12 N 2 O 2 As 2 ⋅2HCl⋅2H 2 O, formerly used to treat diseases caused by spirochete organisms, especially syphilis and trench mouth: first known as “606.”.
During the past few years some French physicians have reported favorably on the intrarectal administration of arsphenamine.
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a drug containing arsenic, formerly used in the treatment of syphilis and related infections
adjective (Brit, slang) a variant spelling of arsey
wrong end foremost; completely backward: an arsy-varsy way of doing things. in a backward or thoroughly mixed-up fashion: The papers are all filed arsy-varsy.
adverb (slang) backwards or upside down in reverse adv. “backside foremost,” 1530s, probably a reduplication from arse, perhaps with suggestions from reverse.
the quality, production, expression, or realm, according to aesthetic principles, of what is beautiful, appealing, or of more than ordinary significance. the class of objects subject to aesthetic criteria; works of art collectively, as paintings, sculptures, or drawings: a museum of art; an art collection. See also , . a field, genre, or category of […]