Medical Terminology. Unit 11 Descriptive Prefixes, Asepsis, and Pharmacology. Homo- = Same. Homo/genized milk: Has the same amount of cream throughout Homo/gen/eous: Pertaining to the same throughout Homo/gland/ular: Pertaining to the same gland
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Descriptive Prefixes, Asepsis, and Pharmacology
Anti/tussiveDrugs that work against something
Agents that prevent sepsis by inhibiting growth of causative organisms.
May be inorganic or organic.
Mostly prescription drugs that inhibit growth or destroy microorganisms, especially bacteria.
Can be bacteriocidal (kill bacteria) or bacteriostatic (inhibit growth)
Chemical or physical agents that prevent infection by killing microorganisms.
Used to clean equipment or surfaces
A process that kills organisms of all sorts.
i.e. autoclave, chemical sterilizationAgents that fight pathogenic organisms