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Of, relating to, or denoting substances that prevent the growth of disease-causing microorganisms,
  1. Of, relating to, or denoting substances that prevent the growth of disease-causing microorganisms

  2. (of medical techniques) Based on the use of such substances

  3. Scrupulously clean or pure, esp. so as to be bland or characterless
    • - the antiseptic modernity of a conference center
  1. An antiseptic compound or preparation

  1. a substance that destroys micro-organisms that carry disease without harming body tissues
  2. thoroughly clean and free of or destructive to disease-causing organisms; "doctors in antiseptic green coats"; "the antiseptic effect of alcohol"; "it is said that marjoram has antiseptic qualities"
  3. clean and honest; "antiseptic financial practices"
  4. freeing from error or corruption; "the antiseptic effect of sturdy criticism"
  5. devoid of objectionable language; "lyrics as antiseptic as Sunday School"
  6. 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. ...
  7. Any substance that inhibits the growth and reproduction of microorganisms. Generally includes only those that are used on living objects (as opposed to disinfectants) and aren't transported by the lymphatic system to destroy bacteria in the body (as opposed to antibiotics); Of, or relating to ...
  8. (Antiseptics) Herbs that destroy or inhibit bacteria.
  9. (Antiseptics) A product with antimicrobial activity that is designed for use on skin or other superficial tissues; removes both transient and resident flora. The term is used for preparations applied to living tissue (9).
  10. (Antiseptics) Herbs which prevent the growth of bacteria. Examples: garlic, Echinacea, saw palmetto, goldenseal.
  11. (Antiseptics) are microbiocidal agents harmless enough to be applied to the skin and mucous membranes, but they should not be taken internally. Examples include mercurials, silver nitrate, iodine solution, alcohols and detergents.
  12. A chemical agent which can be applied to living tissues to destroy germs.
  13. Substances that can be applied to the skin to prevent the growth of bacteria: goldenseal, calendula, chaparral, myrrh and the oils of thyme, garlic, pine, juniper berries and sage.
  14. An agent that kills bacteria. Alcohol is a common antiseptic. Before injecting insulin, many people use alcohol to clean their skin to avoid infection.
  15. a substance that inhibits the growth and development of microorganisms without necessarily killing them.
  16. Prevents infection by inhibiting the growth of microorganisms.
  17. Sterilized, or clean of any microorganisms.
  18. (action) prevents, resists, and counteracts infection.
  19. Agent that inhibits the growth of microorganisms such as bacteria or fungi.
  20. A chemical which prevents or inhibits growth and reproduction of bacteria; it does not necessarily destroy them as a disinfectant would.
  21. Preventing sepsis, decay, putrefaction; also, an agent that kills germs, microbes.
  22. Herb that combats and neutralizes pathogenic bacteria, and prevents infection.
  23. A compound that kills all bacteria, also known as a bactericide.
  24. destroys and prevents the development of microbes
  25. counteracts the growth of disease-causing micro-organisms