SSC General Science & Technology Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-2

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    A drug that prevents infection and decay is called a/an

    A)  Antiseptic         

    B)  germicide

    C)  Analgesic         

    D)  antimalarial drug

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] Antiseptic (s) are antimicrobial substances that are applied to living tissue/skin to reduce the possibility of infection, sepsis, or putrefaction. Antiseptics are generally distinguished from antibiotics by the latter's ability to be transported through the lymphatic system to destroy bacteria within the body, and from disinfectants, which destroy microorganisms found on non-living objects.

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