bacterize

verb bac·te·rize \ ˈbak-tə-ˌrīz \

Definition of bacterize

bacterized; bacterizing
: to subject to bacterial action

bacterization

play \ˌbak-tə-rə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

First Known Use of bacterize

1914

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bacterize

transitive verb bac·te·rize
variants: or British bacterise play \ˈbak-tə-ˌrīz\

medical Definition of bacterize

bacterized or British bacterised; bacterizing or British bacterising
: to subject to bacterial action

bacterization

or British bacterisation play \ˌbak-tə-rə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

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