[ US /dɪsɪnˈfɛkt/ ]
[ UK /dˌɪsɪnfˈɛkt/ ]
  1. destroy microorganisms or pathogens by cleansing
    disinfect a wound
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How To Use disinfect In A Sentence

  • I can find no legitimate references to the use of metallic, inorganic, or organic silver compounds as a sanitizer, disinfectant, or sterilizing agent. quaternary ammonium chloride compounds - Mixtures of compounds such as alkyl dimethyl benzyl ammonium chloride, didecyl dimethyl ammonium chloride, dioctyl dimethyl ammonium chloride, and octyl decyl dimethyl ammonium chloride are very commonly used as surface sanitizer; if you look at your household cleaners that claim disinfecting properties, there's a high percentage chance that you'll find a "quat". Question ;Microdyne
  • At worst the disinfectant is prematurely exhausted, an effect known as organic overload, allowing large numbers of micro-organisms to survive.
  • They were actually hemmed in by cattle grids at each end of the village, he pointed out - and there were disinfectant mats at each entrance to prevent the spread of infection.
  • Wipe the interior of the machine and dry thoroughly with a disinfectant impregnated cloth or disposable paper towel. 4.
  • But the process of disinfecting water with chlorine and chloramines and other types of disinfectants generates a class of compounds in the water that are called disinfection by-products. Disinfectants Used To Purify Water Create Toxic By-Products | Impact Lab
  • Lavender oil is a natural disinfectant, antiseptic, and antibiotic which promotes healing and prevents scarring, and is especially effective for the treatment of burns and scalds.
  • They knew how disease was contracted and spread and how to disinfect surgical instruments and wounds with carbolic acid.
  • Follow the manufacturer's instructions for cleaning, disinfecting and descaling.
  • Silver: Before the dawn of antibiotics, silver was used on the skin as an antimicrobial agent and disinfectant and internally to treat epilepsy, gonorrhea and tropical sprue.
  • The newspaper said the water was dull in appearance and had no trace of disinfectants such as chlorine.
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