Medical Dictionary

phytoncide

noun phy·ton·cide \ˈfī-ˌtän-ˌsīd\

Medical Definition of PHYTONCIDE

:  any of various bactericidal substances obtained from plants (as onion and garlic)
phy·ton·cid·al \ˌfī-tän-ˈsīd-əl\ adjective
April 28, 2015
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a word formed by the blending of words
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