Antiseptic vs Antibacterial what difference

what is difference between Antiseptic and Antibacterial

English

Etymology

From anti- +‎ septic.

Adjective

antiseptic (comparative more antiseptic, superlative most antiseptic)

  1. Of, or relating to antisepsis, or the use of antiseptics.
  2. (pharmacology) Capable of preventing microbial infection.
  3. Very clean; aseptic.
  4. Free of unpleasantness; prim, sanitized or bowdlerized.

Translations

Noun

antiseptic (plural antiseptics)

  1. (pharmacology) Any substance that inhibits the growth and reproduction of microorganisms. Generally includes only those that are used on living objects (as opposed to disinfectants) and aren’t transported by the lymphatic system to destroy bacteria in the body (as opposed to antibiotics).

Translations

See also

  • antibacterial
  • antibiotic

Anagrams

  • psittacine

Romanian

Etymology

From French antiseptique

Noun

antiseptic n (plural antiseptici)

  1. antiseptic, germicide

Declension



English

Etymology

anti- +‎ bacterial

Adjective

antibacterial (not comparable)

  1. (pharmacology) Killing or inhibiting bacteria.
  2. (archaic) Opposing the theory that diseases are caused by bacteria.

Translations

Noun

antibacterial (plural antibacterials)

  1. (pharmacology) A drug having the effect of killing or inhibiting bacteria.
    Many household products contain antibacterials.

Translations

See also

  • antibiotic
  • antimicrobial
  • antiseptic
  • antiviral

Spanish

Etymology

From anti- +‎ bacterial.

Adjective

antibacterial (plural antibacteriales)

  1. antibacterial
    Synonyms: antibacteriano, (rare) antibacteria

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