OBO ID: CHEBI:48218
Term Name: antiseptic drug Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • antiseptic
  • antiseptic agent
  • antiseptic agents
  • antiseptics
  • local antiinfective agents
  • local microbicides
  • topical antiinfective agents
  • topical microbicides
Definition: A substance used locally on humans and other animals to destroy harmful microorganisms or to inhibit their activity (cf. disinfectants, which destroy microorganisms found on non-living objects, and antibiotics, which can be transported through the lymphatic system to destroy bacteria within the body).
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Ontology: Chebi
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