bacterize

verb
bac·te·rize | \ˈbak-tə-ˌrīz \
bacterized; bacterizing

Definition of bacterize 

transitive verb

: to subject to bacterial action

Other Words from bacterize

bacterization \ˌbak-tə-rə-ˈzā-shən \ noun

First Known Use of bacterize

1914, in the meaning defined above

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bacterize

transitive verb
bac·te·rize
variants: or British bacterise \ˈbak-tə-ˌrīz \
bacterized or British bacterised; bacterizing or British bacterising

Medical Definition of bacterize 

: to subject to bacterial action

Other Words from bacterize

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

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