Definition of Antiseptic. Meaning of Antiseptic. Synonyms of Antiseptic

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Definition of Antiseptic

Antiseptic
Antiseptic An`ti*sep"tic, Antiseptical An`ti*sep"tic*al, a. Counteracting or preventing putrefaction, or a putrescent tendency in the system; antiputrefactive. Antiseptic surgery, that system of surgical practice which insists upon a systematic use of antiseptics in the performance of operations and the dressing of wounds.
Antiseptic
Antiseptic An`ti*sep"tic, n. A substance which prevents or retards putrefaction, or destroys, or protects from, putrefactive organisms; as, salt, carbolic acid, alcohol, cinchona.

Meaning of Antiseptic from wikipedia

- Antiseptics (from Gr**** ἀντί anti, "against" and σηπτικός sēptikos, "putrefactive") are antimicrobial substances that are applied to living tissue/skin...
- TCP is a mild antiseptic, produced in France by Laboratoires Chemineau in Vouvray and sold in the United Kingdom by Omega Pharma. TCP was introduced in...
- 1897 as Sir Joseph Lister, Bt., was a British surgeon and a pioneer of antiseptic surgery. Lister promoted the idea of sterile surgery while working at...
- brand of antiseptic pharmaceutical products manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline. Commonly sold as a cream, the product range also includes antiseptic sprays...
- the liquid bubbled at the back of the mouth. Usually mouthwashes are antiseptic solutions intended to reduce the microbial load in the oral cavity, although...
- contain benzalkonium chloride or triclosan. Alcohol has been used as an antiseptic at least as early as 1363 with evidence to support its use becoming available...
- antiseptic mouthwash product. It is promoted with the slogan "Kills germs that cause bad breath". Named after Joseph Lister, a pioneer of antiseptic surgery...
- as a po****r recreational drug. It also has medical applications as an antiseptic and disinfectant. The compound is widely used as a chemical solvent, either...
- is a substance that kills bacteria. Bactericides are disinfectants, antiseptics, or antibiotics. The most used disinfectants are those applying active...
- Antiseptic lavage is a means of washing, especially of a hollow organ, such as the stomach or lower bowel, with repeated injections of warm water mixed...
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