antibacterial

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adjective an·ti·bac·te·ri·al \ˌan-tē-bak-ˈtir-ē-əl, ˌan-ˌtī-\

Definition of antibacterial

  1. :  directed or effective against bacteria antibacterial soap an antibacterial drug

antibacterial

noun In an effort to develop new antifungals, scientists are boning up on previous research on antibacterials. — Ellen Licking

1879

First Known Use of antibacterial

1879


Medical Dictionary

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antibacterial

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adjective an·ti·bac·te·ri·al \ˌant-i-bak-ˈtir-ē-əl, ˌan-ˌtī-\

Medical Definition of antibacterial

  1. :  directed or effective against bacteria


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antibacterial

noun an·ti·bac·te·ri·al

Medical Definition of antibacterial

  1. :  an antibacterial agent

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