Define the following terms with a suitable example of each :

(a) Tranquilizers

(b) Antibiotics

(c) Non-ionic detergents

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 

Answers (1)
S Sumit

(a) Tranquilizers: The drugs that are used for the treatment of stress, fatigue, mild & severe mental diseases are called tranquilizers.

(b) Antibiotics: The chemical substances which in low concentration either kill or inhibit the growth of microorganisms by intervening in their metabolic processes are known as antibodies. eg. Penicillin, ofloxacin.

(c) Non-ionic detergents: These are esters of high molecular mass alcohols obtained by reaction between polyethylene glycol and stearic acid 

        For eg. Polyethylene glycol stearate.

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