Sentence Examples


  • The vehicle contained a roll of gauze and Dean bound his own stiffening leg after spreading a disinfectant on the oozing abrasion.
  • The faint smell of disinfectant soap was washed away by expensive cologne.
  • When sulphur is burned in air or oxygen, sulphur dioxide is produced, which is a powerful disinfectant, used to fumigate rooms which have been occupied by persons suffering from some infectious disease.
  • Thus it is liable to cause a cutaneous erythema in the course of its excretion by the skin; it has a marked diuretic action; and it is a fairly efficient disinfectant of the urinary passages.
  • The hippuric acid in the urine acts as a stimulant and disinfectant to the urinary mucous membrane.

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