antimicrobial

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

Definition of antimicrobial

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

antimicrobial

noun

1891

First Known Use of antimicrobial

1891


Medical Dictionary

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antimicrobial

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adjective an·ti·mi·cro·bi·al \ˌant-i-mī-ˌkrō-bē-əl\
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antimicrobic

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Medical Definition of antimicrobial

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


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antimicrobial

noun an·ti·mi·cro·bi·al
variants: also

antimicrobic

Medical Definition of antimicrobial

  1. :  an antimicrobial substance


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