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Definitions for bactericide
bækˈtɪər əˌsaɪdbac·te·ri·cide

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bactericide, bacteriacidenoun

    any chemical agent that destroys bacteria

  2. antibacterial, antibacterial drug, bactericidenoun

    any drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth


  1. bactericidenoun

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


  1. Bactericide

    A bactericide or bacteriocide, sometimes abbreviated Bcidal, is a substance which kills bacteria. Bactericides are disinfectants, antiseptics, or antibiotics. However, material surfaces can also have bactericidal properties based solely on their physical surface structure, as for example biomaterials like insect wings.


  1. bactericide

    A bactericide is a substance or agent that destroys or kills bacteria. This can be in the form of a drug, chemical, or physical method, and is often used to control the spread of harmful or pathogenic bacteria.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bactericidenoun

    same as Germicide


  1. Bactericide

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

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bactericide in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bactericide in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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