verb \ˈbak-tə-ˌrīz\

Definition of BACTERIZE

transitive verb
:  to subject to bacterial action
bac·te·ri·za·tion \ˌbak-tə-rə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

First Known Use of BACTERIZE



transitive verb    (Medical Dictionary)
bac·te·rized or British bac·te·risedbac·te·riz·ing or British bac·te·ris·ing

Medical Definition of BACTERIZE

: to subject to bacterial action
bac·te·ri·za·tion or British bac·te·ri·sa·tion \ˌbak-tə-rə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

Variants of BACTERIZE

bac·te·rize or British bac·te·rise \ˈbak-tə-ˌrīz\


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