Definitions for bactericidebækˈtɪər əˌsaɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bac•te•ri•cidebækˈtɪər əˌsaɪd(n.)

  1. a substance capable of killing bacteria.

    Category: Pharmacology

Origin of bactericide:

1880–85

bac•te`ri•cid′al•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bactericide, bacteriacide(noun)

    any chemical agent that destroys bacteria

  2. antibacterial, antibacterial drug, bactericide(noun)

    any drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth

Wiktionary

  1. bactericide(Noun)

    Any substance that kills bacteria, especially one that is otherwise harmless.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bactericide(noun)

    same as Germicide

Freebase

  1. Bactericide

    A family of substances capable of destroying or inhibiting the growth of microorganisms.

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