microbicide


mi·cro·bi·cide

noun \mī-ˈkrō-bə-ˌsīd\

Definition of MICROBICIDE

:  an agent that destroys microbes (as bacteria)
mi·cro·bi·ci·dal \mī-ˌkrō-bə-ˈsī-dəl\ adjective

First Known Use of MICROBICIDE

1887

mi·cro·bi·cide

noun \mī-ˈkrō-bə-ˌsīd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MICROBICIDE

: an agent that destroys microbes

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