non·​mi·​cro·​bi·​al ˌnän-mī-ˈkrō-bē-əl How to pronounce nonmicrobial (audio)
: not of, relating to, caused by, or being microbes
nonmicrobial causes of disease
nonmicrobial life

Word History

First Known Use

1894, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonmicrobial was in 1894

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Cite this Entry

“Nonmicrobial.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition


non·​mi·​cro·​bi·​al -mī-ˈkrō-bē-əl How to pronounce nonmicrobial (audio)
: not microbial
nonmicrobial diseases
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