biocide


bio·cide

noun \ˈbī-ə-ˌsīd\

Definition of BIOCIDE

:  a substance (as DDT) that is destructive to many different organisms

First Known Use of BIOCIDE

1947

bio·cide

noun \ˈbī-ə-ˌsīd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BIOCIDE

: a substance (as DDT) that is destructive to many different organisms
bio·cid·al \ˌbī-ə-ˈsīd-əl\ adjective

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