bactericidal

play
adjective bac·te·ri·cid·al \bak-ˌtir-ə-ˈsī-dəl\
variants: or less commonly

bacteriocidal

play \bak-ˌtir-ē-ə-ˈsī-dəl\

Definition of bactericidal

  1. :  destroying bacteria

bactericide

play \bak-ˈtir-ə-ˌsīd\ or less commonly

bacteriocide

play \bak-ˈtir-ē-ə-ˌsīd\ noun

First Known Use of bactericidal

1877


Medical Dictionary

bactericidal

play
adjective bac·te·ri·cid·al \bak-ˌtir-ə-ˈsīd-əl\
variants: also

bacteriocidal

\-ˌtir-ē-ə-ˈsīd-\play

Medical Definition of bactericidal

  1. :  destroying bacteria

bactericidally

\-əl-ē\play adverb

bactericide

\-ˈtir-ə-ˌsīd\play noun

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