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Related / Similar Words: sterilized, sterilised

 

Definition:
  • a substance that destroys micro-organisms that carry disease without harming body tissues;
  • (extended sense) of exceptionally clean language; "lyrics as antiseptic as Sunday School";
  • clean and honest; "antiseptic financial practices";
  • 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";
  • made free from live bacteria or other microorganisms; "sterilized instruments";
  • freeing from error or corruption; "the antiseptic effect of sturdy criticism";

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    See Also: clean, germfree, healthful

     

    Hyponyms: chloramine, chloramine-T, chlorhexidine, gramicidin, iodoform, triiodomethane, merbromine, Mercurochrome, mild silver protein, Argyrol, neomycin, fradicin, Neobiotic, thimerosal, sodium ethylmercurithiosalicylate, Merthiolate, tincture of iodine, iodine

     

    Anagrams: anapaestic

     

     
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