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antiseptic
used in Of Human Bondage

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Definition
a substance used to clean wounds because it prevents infection by killing harmful micro-organisms such as bacteria

or more rarely when used as an adjective:  describing something as thoroughly clean and free of micro-organisms
  • "If you cut yourself,' answered Newson, full of information, "wash it at once with antiseptic.
    53-54 — Chapters 53-54 (96% in)
  • "I've seen antiseptics come along and sweep everything before them, and then I've seen asepsis take their place.
    115-116 — Chapters 115-116 (86% in)

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