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biocide

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noun bio·cide \ˈbī-ə-ˌsīd\

Definition of biocide

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



1947

First Known Use of biocide

1947


Medical Dictionary

biocide

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noun bio·cide \ˈbī-ə-ˌsīd\

Medical Definition of biocide

  1. :  a substance (as glutaraldehyde) that is destructive to many different organisms

biocidal \ˌbī-ə-ˈsīd-əl\play adjective



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