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(dĕ-tĕr′jĕnt )

[L. detergere, to wipe off]

1. Something that purges or cleanses; cleansing.
2. A cleaning or wetting agent prepared synthetically from any of several chemicals. These are classed as anionic if they have a negative electric charge or cationic if they have a positive charge.
SEE: soap

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Citation

Venes, Donald, editor. "Detergent." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/744337/all/detergent.
Detergent. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/744337/all/detergent. Accessed July 20, 2019.
Detergent. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/744337/all/detergent
Detergent [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 July 20]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/744337/all/detergent.
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