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Introduction: Antiseptic

Description of Antiseptic

Antiseptic: a substance that destroys micro-organisms that carry disease without harming body tissues.
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Antiseptic: A natural or synthetic agent used for local application on skin, mucosa, or cavities, a Topical Anti-Infective Agent, formulated as a sterile solution or cream, commonly displays therapeutic or prophylactic antibiotic properties against infectious viral, bacterial, or protozoal agents by inhibiting growth and survival. (NCI04)
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Antiseptic: Related Topics

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Antiseptic: Treatments

Antiseptic (treatment): Topical solution that acts against bacteria...more »

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Broader terms for Antiseptic

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Hierarchical classifications of Antiseptic

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  • medicament,medication,medicinal drug,medicine
  • drug
  • agent
  • causal agency,causal agent,cause
  • entity

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