bacterize

play
verb bac·te·rize \ˈbak-tə-ˌrīz\

Definition of bacterize

bacterized

;

bacterizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to subject to bacterial action

bacterization

play \ˌbak-tə-rə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

1914

First Known Use of bacterize

1914


Medical Dictionary

bacterize

transitive verb bac·te·rize
variants: or British

bacterise

\ˈbak-tə-ˌrīz\play

Medical Definition of bacterize

bacterized

or British

bacterised

;

bacterizing

or British

bacterising

  1. :  to subject to bacterial action

bacterization

or British

bacterisation

\ˌbak-tə-rə-ˈzā-shən\play noun

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