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chlorhexidine

(klɔːˈhɛksɪdiːn)
n
(Pharmacology) an antiseptic compound used in skin cleansers, mouthwashes, etc
[C20: from chlor(o)- + hex(ane) + -i(de) + (am)ine]
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Noun1.chlorhexidine - a long-lasting liquid antiseptic; used by surgeons to wash their hands before performing surgery
antiseptic - a substance that destroys micro-organisms that carry disease without harming body tissues
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chlorhexidine

n clorhexidina
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Thus this study is planned to evaluate the contamination of the tooth brushes used and stored in different environmental conditions by medical students for various microbes and prevention of the same by use of 0.2 % Chlorhexidine gluconate.
More broadly, research shows viable bacteria may remain on the skin, and regrowth may occur within 24 hours after the use of Chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) skin preps.
Several commercial mouthwashes containing chlorhexidine gluconate, a mixture of phenol with essential oils, povidone-iodine and hyaluronic acid, were applied as reference substance.
Objective: We compared the protective effects of secure Chlorhexidine Gluconate (CHG)-containing dressings with those of non-antimicrobial transparent dressings.
In total, 60 participants aged 18-65 years were randomly assigned to receive the polyherbal mouthwash (n=20, placebo mouthwash (n=20) or 0.2% (w/v) chlorhexidine gluconate mouthwash (n=20).
They were randomized to either a chlorhexidine/alcohol antiseptic (2% chlorhexidine gluconate with 70% isopropyl alcohol) or the iodine/alcohol combination (8.3% povidone-iodine with 72.5% isopropyl alcohol).