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Equivalent Terms Agent, Cleansing | Agents, Cleansing | Cleansing Agent | Cleansing Agents | Detergent | Detergents, Synthetic | Detergent, Synthetic | Syndet | Synthetic Detergent | Synthetic Detergents
Definition Purifying or cleansing agents, usually salts of long-chain aliphatic bases or acids, that exert cleansing (oil-dissolving) and antimicrobial effects through a surface action that depends on possessing both hydrophilic and hydrophobic properties.
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MeSH® ID D003902
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