Medical Dictionary

oligodynamic

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adjective oli·go·dy·nam·ic \-dī-ˈnam-ik\

Medical Definition of oligodynamic

  1. 1:  active in very small quantities an oligodynamic germicide

  2. 2a:  produced by minute quantities oligodynamic action of silver in disinfecting waterb:  of or relating to the action of such quantities

  3. 3:  of, relating to, or being produced by the specific activity of an oligodynamic substance oligodynamic effects of metals on bacterial growth


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