A substance which lowers the surface tension of the medium in which it is dissolved, and/or the interfacial tension with other phases, and, accordingly, is positively adsorbed at the liquid/vapour and/or at other interfaces.
An antimicrobial agent that destroys fungi by suppressing their ability to grow or reproduce.
A substance (or active part thereof) that kills or slows the growth of bacteria.
A substance that destroys or inhibits replication of viruses.
A substance that inhibits or prevents the proliferation of neoplasms.
platelet aggregation inhibitor
A drug or agent which antagonizes or impairs any mechanism leading to blood platelet aggregation, whether during the phases of activation and shape change or following the dense-granule release reaction and stimulation of the prostaglandin-thromboxane system.