germproof

adjective
germ·proof | \ˈjərm-ˌprüf \

Definition of germproof 

: impervious to the penetration or action of germs

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1879, in the meaning defined above

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germproof

adjective
germ·proof | \ˈjərm-ˈprüf \

Medical Definition of germproof 

: impervious to the penetration or action of germs

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