Antiseptics


Antiseptics
ANTISEPTICS
Chemical substances used to preserve cotton cloths from mildew, such as chloride of zinc, sulphate of zinc, etc.

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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  • antiseptics — n. substance which destroys microorganisms which produce sepsis adj. pertaining to antisepsis; free of germs, sterile, uncontaminated; clean, neat …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Classification and survey of antiseptics and germicides — ▪ Table Classification and survey of antiseptics and germicides agent approximate concentration used (percent) mode of action uses alcohols (e.g., ethyl alcohol) 50–70 denaturation of proteins; interference with metabolism; lysis (dissolving of… …   Universalium

  • Antiseptic — Antiseptics (from Greek αντί anti , against + σηπτικός septikos , putrefactive ) are antimicrobial substances that are applied to living tissue/skin to reduce the possibility of infection, sepsis, or putrefaction. They should generally be… …   Wikipedia

  • ATC code D07 — ATC codes D Dermatologicals D01 Antifungals for dermatological use D02 Emollients and protectives D03 Preparations for treatment of wounds and ulcers D04 Antipruritics, including antihistamines, anesthetics, etc. D05 Antipsoriatics D06 Antibiot …   Wikipedia

  • antimicrobial agent — ▪ pharmacology Introduction       any of a large variety of chemical compounds and physical agents that are used to destroy microorganisms or to prevent their development. Antiseptics (antiseptic) and germicides.       The term antiseptic refers… …   Universalium

  • ATC code D08 — ATC codes D Dermatologicals D01 Antifungals for dermatological use D02 Emollients and protectives D03 Preparations for treatment of wounds and ulcers D04 Antipruritics, including antihistamines, anesthetics, etc. D05 Antipsoriatics D06 Antibiot …   Wikipedia

  • Alexander Fleming — Infobox Scientist name = Alexander Fleming image size = caption = birth date = birth date|1881|08|06|df=yes birth place = Lochfield, Scotland death date = Death date and age|1955|03|11|1881|08|6|df=yes death place = London, England nationality =… …   Wikipedia

  • Cetrimonium — Cetrimonium, cetyl trimethylammonium, or hexadecyltrimethylammonium is a quaternary ammonium cation whose salts are used as antiseptics: Cetrimonium bromide Cetrimonium chloride They have the ATC codes D08A …   Wikipedia

  • Joseph Lister, 1st Baron Lister — Infobox Scientist name = Joseph Lister birth date = birth date|1827|4|5|df=y birth place = Upton, Essex death date = death date and age|1912|2|10|1827|4|5|df=y death place = Walmer, Kent nationality = United Kingdom field = Medicine work… …   Wikipedia

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