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terminology review 3

chapter three

a substance that kills disease-producing microrgansims but not thier spores. an antiseptic is usually applied to living tissue antiseptic
an apparatus for the sterilization of materials using steam under pressure autoclave
to soil. stain, or pollute to make impure. contaminate
am item that comes in sterile with tissue or the vascular system critical item
the use of physical or chemical means to remove or destroy pathogens on an item so that it is no longer capable of transmitting disease this make the item safe to handle decontamination
an agent used to destroy pathogenic microorganisms but not their spores. disinfectants are usually applied to inanimate objects disinfectant
any chemical that presents a threat to the health and safety of an individual coming into contact with it hazardous chemical
to provide proper conditions for the growth and development incubate
the articles that are not being sterilized load
a sheet that provides information regarding a chemical its hazards and measures to take to prevent injury and illness when handling the chemical material saftey data sheet (MSDS)
an item that comes into contact with intact skin but not mucous membranes non critical item
a process to remove organic matter from an article and to reduce the number of microorganisms to a safe level as determined by the public health requirement sanitization
an item that comes into contact with nonintact skin or intact mucous membranes semicritical item
a hard thick -walled capsule formed by some bacteria that contains only the essential parts of the protoplasm of the bateria cell spores
the process of destroying all forms of the microbial life,including bacterial spores sterilization
easily affected or changed by heart thermolabile
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