germicide

noun
ger·​mi·​cide | \ˈjər-mə-ˌsīd \

Definition of germicide 

: an agent that destroys germs

First Known Use of germicide

1877, in the meaning defined above

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germicide

noun
ger·​mi·​cide | \ˈjər-mə-ˌsīd \

Medical Definition of germicide 

: an agent that destroys germs

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