antimicrobial

adjective an·ti·mi·cro·bi·al \ ˌan-ti-mī-ˈkrō-bē-əl \

Definition of antimicrobial

:destroying or inhibiting the growth of microorganisms and especially pathogenic microorganisms

antimicrobial

noun

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First Known Use of antimicrobial

1891


Medical Dictionary

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antimicrobial

adjective an·ti·mi·cro·bi·al \ ˌant-i-mī-ˌkrō-bē-əl \
variants: also antimicrobic play \-ˈkrō-bik\

medical Definition of antimicrobial

:destroying or inhibiting the growth of microorganisms and especially pathogenic microorganisms

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antimicrobial

noun
variants: also antimicrobic

medical Definition of antimicrobial

:an antimicrobial substance

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