Definition of Triclosan

1. Noun. A potent wide-spectrum antibacterial and antifungal agent, molecular formula C12H7Cl3O2. ¹



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Definition of Triclosan

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Medical Definition of Triclosan

1. 5-chloro-2-(2,4-dichlorophenoxy)phenol. A diphenyl ether derivative used in cosmetics and toilet soaps as an antiseptic. It has some bacteriostatic and fungistatic action. Pharmacological action: anti-infective agents, local. Chemical name: Phenol, 5-chloro-2-(2,4-dichlorophenoxy)- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Triclosan

triclad
triclads
triclavianism
triclavianist
triclavianists
triclinate
triclinia
tricliniary
triclinic
triclinium
triclocarban
triclofenol piperazine
triclofos
triclopyr
triclosan (current term)
triclosans
tricoastal
tricoated
tricobalt
tricoccous
tricoherence
tricoherences
tricola
tricolette
tricolettes
tricolon
tricolons
tricolor
tricolor television tube

Literary usage of Triclosan

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1. Guide to Clinical Preventive Services: Report of the U. S. Preventive by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"The effect of a triclosan/copolymer/fluoride dentifrice on plaque formation and gingivitis: a six-month clinical study. J Clin Dent 1991:2:63-69. 49. ..."

2. The Dog: Bibliography January 1985-January 1994 by Cynthia P. Smith (1995)
"... and a combination of 0.5% triclosan 2.0% sulfur, and 2.0% salicylic acid. Treated and control sites were challenge exposed with 5.30 +/- 0.10 ..."

3. Code of Federal Regulations by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"ichthammol, sulfur, or triclosan initially introduced or initially delivered for introduction into interstate commerce that is not in compliance with this ..."

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