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cetylpyridinium chloride

noun ce·tyl·py·ri·din·i·um chloride \ ˌsēt-ᵊl-ˌpī-rə-ˌdin-ē-əm- \

medical Definition of cetylpyridinium chloride

:a white powder consisting of a hydrated quaternary ammonium salt C21H38ClN·H2O and used as a cationic detergent and antiseptic

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