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disinfectant <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth Martin

in Concise Medical Dictionary

Ninth edition

Published in print January 2015 | ISBN: 9780199687817
Published online September 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191767302
disinfectant n.

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an agent that destroys or removes bacteria and other microorganisms. In medicine disinfectants are used to cleanse unbroken skin. An example is ...

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