benzethonium chloride


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benzethonium chloride

 [ben″zĕ-tho´ne-um]
a quaternary ammonium compound used as a local antiseptic, pharmaceutical preservative, and detergent and disinfectant.

benz·e·tho·ni·um chlo·ride

(benz'ĕ-thō'nē-ŭm klōr'īd),
A synthetic quaternary ammonium compound, one of the cationic class of detergents; germicidal and bacteriostatic.

benzethonium chloride

/ben·ze·tho·ni·um chlo·ride/ (ben″zĕ-tho´ne-um) a quaternary ammonium compound used as a local antiseptic, pharmaceutical preservative, and detergent and disinfectant.

benzethonium chloride

[ben′zəthō′nē·əm]
a topical antiinfective used for disinfecting the skin and for treating some infections of the eye, nose, and throat. It is also used as a preservative in some pharmaceutical preparations.

benzethonium chloride

a synthetic quaternary ammonium compound used as a local anti-infective and as a detergent and disinfectant.
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