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Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics — Dentistry.

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

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disinfectant

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 25 words.

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

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disinfectant

Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics — Dentistry.

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

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disinfectant

Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 47 words.

Any substance that kills or inhibits the growth of disease-producing microorganisms and is in general toxic to human tissues. Disinfectants

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disinfectant

Edited by Robert Hine and Elizabeth Martin.

in A Dictionary of Biology

June 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 47 words.

Any substance that kills or inhibits the growth of disease-producing microorganisms and is in general toxic to human tissues. Disinfectants

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disinfectant <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 24 words.

an agent that destroys or removes bacteria and other microorganisms. In medicine disinfectants (e.g. cetrimide) are used to cleanse unbroken

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disinfectant <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth Martin and Tanya McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 24 words.

an agent that destroys or removes bacteria and other microorganisms. In medicine disinfectants (e.g. triclosan) are used to cleanse unbroken

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disinfectant <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing. 26 words.

an agent that destroys or removes bacteria and other microorganisms. In medicine disinfectants (e.g. cetrimide) are used to cleanse unbroken skin....

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disinfectant <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 26 words.

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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disinfectant

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 36 words.

A chemical or physical process that kills pathogenic organisms in water, air, or on surfaces. Examples are chlorine and ozone

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disinfectant

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 38 words.

A chemical or physical substance or process that kills *pathogenic organisms in water, air, or on surfaces. Examples are

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disinfectant

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 38 words.

A chemical or physical substance or process that kills *pathogenic organisms in water, air, or on surfaces. Examples are

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disinfectant

Miquel Porta and John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 45 words.

A chemical solution or substance that can be applied to contaminated sites, such as toilets, hospital floors, and, in the

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disinfectant

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 45 words.

A chemical solution or substance that can be applied to contaminated sites, such as toilets, hospital floors, and, in the

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disinfectant

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 905 words.

abeyant, mayn't • ambient, circumambient • gradient, irradiant, radiant • expedient, ingredient, mediant, obedient •

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disinfectant

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 21 words.

a substance that destroys or inhibits pathogenic microorganisms, but not necessarily bacterial spores, in the inanimate environment. Compare sanitizer,

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disinfectant

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 905 words.

abeyant, mayn't • ambient, circumambient • gradient, irradiant, radiant • expedient, ingredient, mediant, obedient •

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disinfectant <i>n.</i>

Edited by Robert Ireland.

in A Dictionary of Dentistry

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dentistry. 151 words.

An agent that destroys or removes *pathogenic organisms, not usually including bacterial spores, and is used in dentistry to

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Planktonic free-living amoebae susceptibility to dental unit waterlines disinfectants

Damien Costa, Valentin Bossard, Kévin Brunet, Benjamin Fradin and Christine Imbert.

in Pathogens and Disease

P ublished online August 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Microbiology and Virology; Biotechnology; Genetics and Genomics; Microbiology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 1798 words.

Abstract

A high diversity of microorganisms is encountered inside dental unit waterlines (DUWL). Among those the presence of free-living amoebae (FLA) appears...

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Alcoholic ingredients in skin disinfectants increase biofilm expression of <i>Staphylococcus epidermidis</i>

Johannes K.-M. Knobloch, Matthias A. Horstkotte, Holger Rohde, Paul-Michael Kaulfers and Dietrich Mack.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

April 2002; p ublished online April 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 2232 words.

The pathogenesis of Staphylococcus epidermidis is correlated with biofilm formation. We investigated the effect of three common alcoholic skin disinfectants, ethanol, n-propanol and...

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Antifungal efficacy of F10SC veterinary disinfectant against <i>Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis</i>

M S de Jong, R van Dyk and C Weldon.

in Medical Mycology

January 2018; p ublished online March 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Environmental Science; Mycology and Fungi; Veterinary Medicine. 6349 words.

Abstract

The Infectious disease chytridiomycosis, which is caused by the fungal pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, has been identified as one of the most...

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