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antibiotic
An antimicrobial agent, usually produced naturally by a bacterium or fungus.
antifungal
medication used to treat fungal infections such as athlete's foot, ringworm and candidiasis (thrush
antiseptic
antimicrobial substances that are applied to living tissue/skin to to reduce the possibility of infection, sepsis, or putrefaction
germicide
A substance capable of killing microorganisms
disinfectant
a chemical used on inanimate objects to kill or inhibit the growth of microorganisms.
fungicide
chemical compounds that are used to fight fungal infections.
bacteriostatic
a substance capable of inhibiting bacterial growth.
bacteriocidal
capable of killing bacteria.
sterilization
the removal of all microorganisms, including endospores.
lyophilization
freezing a substance and sublimating the ice in a vacuu,; freeze-drying.
pasteurization
the process of mild heating to kill particular spoilage microorganisms or pathogens.
surfactant
surface active agent; any compound that decreases the tension between molecules lying of the surface of a liquid.
denaturization
a process that proteins undergo when they are subjected to
stresses that will affect the structure of the molecule.
antibiotic
An antimicrobial agent, usually produced naturally by a bacterium or fungus.
chemoheterotroph
an organism that uses organic molecules as a source of carbon and energy.
antifungal
medication used to treat fungal infections such as athlete's foot, ringworm and candidiasis (thrush
chemoautotroph
an organism that uses an inorganic chemical as an energy source and CO2 asa carbon source
antiseptic
antimicrobial substances that are applied to living tissue/skin to to reduce the possibility of infection, sepsis, or putrefaction
germicide
A substance capable of killing microorganisms
disinfectant
a chemical used on inanimate objects to kill or inhibit the growth of microorganisms.
fungicide
chemical compounds that are used to fight fungal infections.
antibiotic
An antimicrobial agent, usually produced naturally by a bacterium or fungus.
bacteriostatic
a substance capable of inhibiting bacterial growth.
antifungal
medication used to treat fungal infections such as athlete's foot, ringworm and candidiasis (thrush
bacteriocidal
capable of killing bacteria.
antiseptic
antimicrobial substances that are applied to living tissue/skin to to reduce the possibility of infection, sepsis, or putrefaction
sterilization
the removal of all microorganisms, including endospores.
germicide
A substance capable of killing microorganisms
lyophilization
freezing a substance and sublimating the ice in a vacuu,; freeze-drying.
disinfectant
a chemical used on inanimate objects to kill or inhibit the growth of microorganisms.
pasteurization
the process of mild heating to kill particular spoilage microorganisms or pathogens.
fungicide
chemical compounds that are used to fight fungal infections.
surfactant
surface active agent; any compound that decreases the tension between molecules lying of the surface of a liquid.
bacteriostatic
a substance capable of inhibiting bacterial growth.
denaturization
a process that proteins undergo when they are subjected to
stresses that will affect the structure of the molecule.
bacteriocidal
capable of killing bacteria.
chemoheterotroph
an organism that uses organic molecules as a source of carbon and energy.
sterilization
the removal of all microorganisms, including endospores.
chemoautotroph
an organism that uses an inorganic chemical as an energy source and CO2 asa carbon source
lyophilization
freezing a substance and sublimating the ice in a vacuu,; freeze-drying.
pasteurization
the process of mild heating to kill particular spoilage microorganisms or pathogens.