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sterilant

(stĕr′ə-lənt)
n.
A sterilizing agent.

sterilant

(stĕr′ĭ-lănt) [L. sterilis, barren]
Any agent used to render objects free of living or potentially infectious organisms.

sterilant

a sterilizing agent, i.e. an agent that destroys microorganisms.

Patient discussion about sterilant

Q. Is it good to put alcohol on burns? If I get a burn- should I sterilize it with alcohol to prevent infections?

A. Tiffany is right...best to avoid alcohol. the treatment depends on the severity of the burn. here is a pamphlet about dealing with burns. very helpful!
http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/healthy/firstaid/after-injury/638.html

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