/ (klɔːˈhɛksɪdiːn) /
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an antiseptic compound used in skin cleansers, mouthwashes, etc
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Word Origin for chlorhexidine
C20: from chlor (o) - + hex (ane) + -i (de) + (am) ine
Words nearby chlorhexidine
chlordane, chlordecone, chlordiazepoxide, chlorella, chlorenchyma, chlorhexidine, chloric, chloric acid, chloride, chloride of lime, chloride paper
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