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1

Define disinfectant

Chemical used disinfect surfaces or objects

2

What is an example of disinfectant

Lysol & Bleach

3

Define antiseptic

Something that can be applied to the skin or mucous membranes to decrease numbers of bacteria

4

What is an example of antiseptic

Hydrogen peroxide & Isopropyl alcohol

5

How does UV radiation control bacterial growth

It damages their DNA by creating thymine dimers which distort the DNA, leading to problems with replication and transcription