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bacterial

adjective bac·te·ri·al \bak-ˈtir-ē-əl\

Definition of BACTERIAL

:  of, relating to, or caused by bacteria <bacterial infection>
bac·te·ri·al·ly \-ə-lē\ adverb

First Known Use of BACTERIAL

1871
BACTERIALLY Defined for Kids

bacterial

adjective bac·te·ri·al \bak-ˈtir-ē-əl\

Definition of BACTERIAL for Kids

:  relating to or caused by bacteria <a bacterial infection>
Medical Dictionary

bacterial

adjective bac·te·ri·al \bak-ˈtir-ē-əl\

Medical Definition of BACTERIAL

:  of, relating to, or caused by bacteria <a bacterial chromosome> <bacterial infection> <bacterial endocarditis>
bac·te·ri·al·ly \-ə-lē\ adverb

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