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  • They all have a poisonous action on protoplasm, which makes them useful in medicine as antiseptics, disinfectants, germicides, anti-fermentatives and parasiticides; when locally applied they are more or less irritating, and, when very dilute, astringent.
  • This is either by inhibiting the growth of micro-organisms (Antiseptics) or by destroying them when present (Disinfectants).
 
 

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