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Vocabulary Term Details

Antimicrobials

Definition (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disinfectants)

Disinfectants are substances that are applied to non-living objects to destroy microorganisms that are living on the objects. Disinfection does not necessarily kill all microorganisms, especially resistant bacterial spores; it is less effective than sterilisation, which is an extreme physical and/or chemical process that kills all types of life. (Wikipedia)

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Broader TermsNarrower TermsRelated Terms
Agents
Antiseptics
Bactericides
Disinfectants
Agrochemicals
Antibiotics
Drugs
Pesticides

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Approved Date
19-Oct-2012

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