Define the term protective agent used in chemistry.
A topical agent is related to living beings' chemistry; topical is an area where drugs or compounds are applied. Topical antiseptic agents are of two types. One is protective, and the other is an antimicrobial agent.
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- These chemicals are intended to shield the skin from irritation and additional harm, as the name of the protective agent suggests.
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Drug administration is the mode of taking drugs into the body, specialized to the intended purpose of the medication. Learn the major forms of administration: enteral (digestive/gastrointestinal tract) and parenteral (all other forms).