adjective bac·te·rio·fre·nic \bak¦tirēə¦frēnik\

Definition of bacteriofrenic

  1. :  checking the development of bacteria

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Origin and Etymology of bacteriofrenic

bacteri- + Latin frenare to curb, bridle (from frenum bridle) + English -ic — more at frenum

First Known Use: 1951

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to cast off or become cast off

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