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Flashcards in Module 6: Sterilization of Disinfection Deck (13):
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treatment of skin or tissue with a mild disinfectant

antiseptic

2

an instrument that uses steam under pressure to sterilize materials

autoclave

3

chlorinated phenol derivative used as an antimicrobial agent in skin cleansers and disinfectants

chlorohexidine gluconate

4

a process that destroys most pathogenic microbes but not necessarily all microbes

disinfection

5

ethylene oxide; a gas used for 'cold' sterilization of heat sensitive materials

ETO

6

an aldehyde compound used as a disinfectant

glutaraldehyde

7

high efficiency particulate air; a type of filter used to remove microbes from air

HEPA

8

a carrier molecule coupled with iodine; used as a disinfectant

iodophor

9

milliliter; a volume measurement; 1/1,000 of a liter

mL

10

quaternary ammonium compound; a cationic detergent; reduces surface tension and kills some microbes

quat

11

household bleach; used as a source of chlorine for disinfection

sodium hypochlorite

12

a process that destroys all forms of microbial life

sterilization

13

a quaternary ammonium compound used as a disinfectant

zephiran