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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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Using skin test concentrations recommended by the European Network for Drug Allergy (7), testing was performed with all drugs and substances used during surgery and prior to the reaction: tobramycin, propofol, remifentanil, sufentanil, chlorhexidine, ethylene oxide, methylcellulose, macrogol and latex.
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The aim of the study was to investigate, in-vitro antibacterial effect of tea leaves extract on Streptococcus mutans with that of 0.2% chlorhexidine mouthwash.
Chlorhexidine (CHX) digluconate is a bisguanide known for its antimicrobial action against bacteria.
To the Editor: Chlorhexidine (CHL) is a widely used broad-spectrum antiseptic and disinfectant.
One area was cleaned with ethyl alcohol hand rub and the other area with chlorhexidine scrub, and then a second clean plate of agar was applied to each area.
PrevahexCHX antimicrobial dressings incorporate groundbreaking, advanced technology utilizing pure chlorhexidine (CHX) to provide rapid and broad-spectrum protection at wound and catheter sites.
Medical and dental history as well as assessment of haematological and coagulation disorders and absence of ecchymosis, epistaxis or gingival bleeding are helpful in distinguishing it from dental trauma and blood dyscrasias which include anaemia, thrombocytopenia, leukaemia and haemophilia.3,5 As it is a benign condition, management is usually directed at relieving the discomfort by prescribing NSAIDs and mouthwash containing chlorhexidine digluconate.