antiseptic

(redirected from Antiseptics)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • all
  • adj
  • noun

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

Related Words

freeing from error or corruption

Related Words

devoid of objectionable language

References in periodicals archive ?
As you are preparing to scrub the patient's abdomen, the third-year medical student asks, "When I was on the Gynecology Service, I saw the doctors wash the vagina with an antiseptic solution before they performed a vaginal hysterectomy.
Health care antiseptics are an important component of infection control strategies in hospitals, clinics and other health care settings, and remain a standard of care to prevent illness and the spread of infection," said Janet Woodcock, MD, director of the FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER).
Dubai: A new research conducted on Povidone Iodine, a broad-spectrum antiseptic shows it to be 99.
Ellner: Following last year's FDA hearing, industry organizations, such as the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), voiced their support for the sterile manufacture of skin antiseptics.
Antiseptics are generally used in dilution for cleaning wounds and the most common are iodine, hydrogen peroxide and chlorhexidine.
Bathing patients with an antiseptic and squirting medicated ointment up their noses dramatically cut the rate of dangerous staph infections afterward, researchers found.
Giles: There is evidence that topical antiseptics are more effective than placebo.
Similar advances are occurring in the antiseptic and ointment segments.
Proponents tout the oil - a natural topical antiseptic - as something of a cure-all for everything from acne, toe fungus, head lice and gum disease to Legionnaires' disease and even germ-riddled bathrooms.
Susannah Blandford, brand manager, antiseptics at Reckitt Benckiser, said consumers were looking for a simple solution to modern day dilemmas.
There's a real need for skin antiseptics that can claim efficacy against those pathogens.
NEW YORK--Although most industry observers classify antiseptics and antibiotics in the first aid/topical wound care category, the wide variety of healing products for such problems as cuts, sunburn and mouth sores often leads to confusion among retailers and consumers.
Almost a century ago and for decades later, silver compounds were used in clinical medicine as antiseptics -- for example, to prevent or treat the effects of burns.
The United States constituted approximately 41% of the total antiseptics and disinfectants market in 2010 and was around $1.
1) based antiseptics alcohol or acetone (120 Bottle)