cetrimide


cetrimide
cet·ri·mide 'se-trə-.mīd n a mixture of bromides of ammonium used esp. as a detergent and antiseptic

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n.
a detergent disinfectant, used for cleansing skin surfaces and wounds, sterilizing surgical instruments and babies' napkins, and in shampoos. There are few adverse reactions from external application; most toxic effects are due to poisoning from ingestion.

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ce·tri·mide (setґrĭ-mīd) a quaternary ammonium antiseptic and detergent composed of a mixture of tetradecyltrimethyl, dodecyltrimethyl, and hexadecyltrimethyl ammonium bromides, applied topically to the skin to cleanse wounds, as a preoperative disinfectant, and to treat seborrhea of the scalp; solutions are also used to cleanse utensils and store surgical instruments. Abbreviated CTBA.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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