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disinfectant <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran

in A Dictionary of Nursing

Seventh edition

Published in print May 2017 | ISBN: 9780198788454
Published online May 2017 | e-ISBN: 9780191830358
disinfectant n.

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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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Subjects: Nursing

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