disinfectant

Definition of disinfectant

dis`in`fect´ant
n.1.That which disinfects, especially an agent for killing or removing the microorganisms which cause infection. Commonly used disinfectants are chlorine, sodium hypochlorite solution, hydrogen peroxide, and alcohol.

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