bacteritic

adjective
bac·​te·​rit·​ic | \ ¦baktə¦ritik \

Definition of bacteritic

: showing the presence of or caused by bacteria

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First Known Use of bacteritic

1866, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bacteritic

bacteri- + -itic

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“Bacteritic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bacteritic. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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