2017年11月19日 星期日

dressing, antiseptic, disinfectant, dressing station

"[Police] use terms like 'apprehend' and 'restrain' to try to portray it as a very antiseptic event. But you look at the video and the dog is chewing away on his leg and mutilating him." – Lawyer Donald W. Cook


University of California
UC Davis researchers find some antiseptics and disinfectants we use everyday may be harmful to our health.

UC Davis研究人員發現我們每天使用的防腐劑和消毒劑可能會危害我們的健康.


Disinfectants can inhibit cellular energy production and even lead to an increased risk of Parkinson's disease.
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Travoys Arriving with Wounded at a Dressing-Station at Smol, Macedonia, September 1916 (1919, Art.IWM ART 2268)



音節
 
dis • in • fect • ant
 
発音
 
dìsinféktənt
[名詞]
  1. 1(主として手術道具など無生物体用の)消毒薬,消毒剤.
  2. 2((俗)) ((おどけて)) ソース,調味料.
━━ [形容詞] 消毒に用いられる,滅菌[殺菌]効果のある.
語源
1837.→DISINFECT

音節
 
an • ti • sep • tic
 
発音
 
æ`ntəséptik
[形容詞]
  1. 1殺菌の,滅菌の;殺菌力のある,消毒する,防腐(性)の. cf. ASEPTIC 1
    • antiseptic finish
    • 防腐加工.
  2. 2細菌のない,消毒[滅菌]された,無菌状態の.
  3. 3非常に清潔な.
  4. 4汚染のない.
  5. 5〈言葉などが〉冷淡な,人間味のない.
━━ [名詞] 消毒剤,防腐剤
    • apply an antiseptic
    • 消毒薬を塗る.
語源
1751

  • 《名詞》消毒剤
antiseptic
antɪˈsɛptɪk/
adjective
  1. 1.
    preventing the growth of disease-causing microorganisms.
    "garlic has powerful antiseptic properties"
    synonyms:disinfectant, germicidal, bactericidal; More
  2. 2.
    scrupulously clean or pure, especially so as to be bland or characterless.
    "their squeaky-clean home epitomizes this antiseptic respectability"
noun
  1. 1.
    an antiseptic compound or preparation.
    "the inappropriate use of antiseptics"


dressing 

Pronunciation: /ˈdrɛsɪŋ/ 



NOUN


1(also salad dressing)[MASS NOUN] A sauce for salads, typically one consisting of oil and vinegar with herbs or other flavourings:vinaigrette dressing[MASS NOUN]: sprinkle each salad lightly with dressing
1.1North American Stuffing:turkey with apple dressing
2A piece of material used to cover and protect a wound:an antiseptic dressing
3[MASS NOUN] Size or stiffening used in the finishing of fabrics:fabrics finished with dressing will work successfully when cut an inch wide
4fertilizing substance such as compost or manure spread over or ploughed into land:a dressing of blood, fish, and bone

dressing station
noun
  1. a place for giving emergency treatment to troops injured in battle.
    "the family received a letter from Joe written in a field dressing station"

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