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antiseptic
used in All the Pretty Horses

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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
  • He cleaned the sutured wounds with an antiseptic and taped gauze pads over them and helped him to sit up.
    Chapter 3 (83% in)

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