germicide

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noun ger·mi·cide \ˈjər-mə-ˌsīd\

Definition of germicide

  1. :  an agent that destroys germs

1877

First Known Use of germicide

1877


Medical Dictionary

germicide

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noun ger·mi·cide \ˈjər-mə-ˌsīd\

Medical Definition of germicide

  1. :  an agent that destroys germs



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