Antibiotics, Antiseptics and disinfectants
Define the following terms with a suitable example of each: Bactericidal antibiotics
What is tincture of iodine? What is its use?
How do antiseptics differ from disinfectants? Give one example of each.
What are the main constituents of dettol?
What is meant by the term ‘broad spectrum antibiotics’? Explain.
Name a substance which can be used as an antiseptic as well as disinfectant.