antiseptic

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Synonyms for antiseptic

Synonyms for antiseptic

free from dirt, stain, or impurities

Antonyms for antiseptic

thoroughly clean and free of or destructive to disease-causing organisms

clean and honest

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freeing from error or corruption

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devoid of objectionable language

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The anti-bacterial paint, which dries within half an hour and can be recoated within three hours, is best suited for damp and humid surfaces such as bathrooms, toilets and kitchens "to stop the buildup of bacteria and mould which pose a variety of health risks.
There's also the problem of what to do if the boot gets wet in the winter, so I've suggested anti-bacterial lining to remove the smell from wet or damp boots.
It will also help to identify which anti-bacterial agent may be used to reduce or eliminate the spontaneous ignition.
Contains Solavetivone, an anti-fungal and anti-bacterial compound
Other important items to pack include over-the-counter anti-diarrheal and antinausea medications, a waterless cleanser or small bar of anti-bacterial soap, antibacterial wipes, condoms (they may not be available in some countries), chlorine tablets or filters to disinfect water in an emergency, and a signed letter from your physician that lists all the medications you take.
377 million grant to develop new anti-bacterial extended wear contact lenses using its unique furanone technology.
If you don't carry a bottle of anti-bacterial hand gel with you everywhere you go, you will after you read this book.
Researchers at the University of London's School of Pharmacy have discovered that immature pine cones contain anti-bacterial agents which could help block MRSA's resistance to medicines.
The anti-viral and anti-bacterial effect of white tea (Stash and Templar brands) is greater than that of green tea.
The anti-bacterial agent in the cream, Triclosan, continues to kill many germs, including MRSA, even after regular hand-washing or wearing gloves.
Dallas, TX; 214-358-2000), a post-genomics drug creation company, announced that the company has created a new class of anti-bacterial agents specific to certain pathogenic bacteria.
For kids, choose from Tearless Shampoo, Detangling Conditioner, Bubble Bath, Hydrating Body Lotion, and Anti-Bacterial Soap.
If you don't have access to water and soap, use an anti-bacterial waterless cleanser until you can wash.
Petroleum diesel grows a form of bacteria that eventually clogs fuel filters and lines, but mixing in biodiesel provides an anti-bacterial agent.
Enessa claims clove oil has strong anti-bacterial properties and that it can help to reduce swelling.