Definición de antiseptic en inglés:

antiseptic

Saltos de línea: anti|sep¦tic
Pronunciación: /antɪˈsɛptɪk
 
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adjetivo

1Preventing the growth of disease-causing microorganisms: garlic has powerful antiseptic properties his breath smelt of antiseptic mouthwash
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It is likely that you will be prescribed antibiotics and an antiseptic mouthwash to reduce the risk of your implant becoming infected.
  • He or she may also recommend an antiseptic mouthwash that helps prevent plaque forming.
  • These treatments have antifungal and antiseptic properties.
Sinónimos
2Scrupulously clean or pure, especially so as to be bland or characterless: their squeaky-clean home epitomizes this antiseptic respectability
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  • It's good to see computer - generated images of how the original and intact building looked, before going to see the clean and rather antiseptic ruin.
  • Lighting was selected to brighten without glaring, and displays were designed to be neat and clean, but not antiseptic.
  • It was a bit too clean and antiseptic to be really considered an evil lair.
Sinónimos
characterless, colourless, soulless, bland, nondescript, uninspiring; clinical, institutional

sustantivo

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An antiseptic compound or preparation: the inappropriate use of antiseptics [mass noun]: come into the house and have some antiseptic put on that wound
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Catheters impregnated with antiseptics and coated with antibiotics are now available.
  • The lesion had not responded to self prescribed topical antibiotics and antiseptics.
  • Semmelweis documented the importance of antiseptics in clinical medicine; the importance of biocides in the domicile environment remains to be determined.
Sinónimos

Derivativos

antiseptically

adverbio
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  • Her blotter is crisp, doodle-free, as antiseptically intimidating as the crinkly butcher rolls doctors use on examination tables.
  • There is a push and pull on many of the tracks that they produce: the listener wants to embrace the diva and the words she sings, but is pulled away by the too-perfect sounds rinsed antiseptically clean.
  • The antiseptically white walls of the new galleries contrast with murkier spaces where the original concrete structure and chunky octagonal columns have been retained.

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