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disinfectant365体育手机投注 : an agent that frees from infection
especially365体育手机投注 : a chemical that destroys vegetative forms of harmful microorganisms (such as bacteria and fungi) especially on inanimate objects but that may be less effective in destroying spores
The word disinfectant, like disinfect and sanitize365体育手机投注, dates to the mid-1800s, the period when medical science established that clean surgical conditions led to fewer infections.
The verb infect, in use since the 1300s, comes from the Latin word infectus, which is the past participle of inficere, meaning "to stain, dye, taint, or infect."
Disinfectant, like many words that end in -ant in English, took a path through French. The -ant ending is the way that the present participle is formed in French, corresponding to the -ing ending in English, so disinfectant (which sometimes has been used as an adjective) is literally a word that means disinfecting.
The Council of Health at Paris adopted the plan; and the Prefect of Police caused all the bodies deposited at the Morgue, to be conserved by the application of M. Labarraque’s disinfectants.
— The London Magazine365体育手机投注, Feb. 1827
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