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Chlorhexidine is a commonly used antiseptic and disinfectant

antiseptic

A chemical substance that is used locally that can kill or reduce growth of microorgansims on living tissue or on surfaces. It can reduce the risk of infection. In contrast to antibiotics they cannot be given systemically.

➔ disinfection
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