spirocheticide

noun
spi·​ro·​che·​ti·​cide
variants: or chiefly British spirochaeticide \ ˌspī-​rə-​ˈkēt-​ə-​ˌsīd How to pronounce spirochaeticide (audio) \

Medical Definition of spirocheticide

: an agent (as a drug) capable of killing spirochetes especially within the human or animal body

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“Spirocheticide.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/spirocheticide. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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