* * *bac·te·ri·cid·al bak-.tir-ə-'sīd-əl also bac·te·ri·o·cid·al -.tir-ē-ə-'sīd- adj destroying bacteriabac·te·ri·cid·al·ly -əl-ē advbac·te·ri·cide -'tir-ə-.sīd n
* * *adj.being capable of killing bacteria. Substances with this property include antibiotics, antiseptics, and disinfectants; they are known as bactericides. Compare bacteriostatic.
* * *bac·te·ri·ci·dal (bak-tēr″ĭ-siґdəl) [bacteri- + L. caedere to kill] destructive to bacteria; cf. antibacterial.
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bactericidal — adjective a) That kills bacteria. b) Of or pertaining to a bactericide … Wiktionary
bactericidal — bacÂ·teÂ·riÂ·cidÂ·al || bÃ¦kâ€štÉªÉ™rÉª saÉªdl adj. harmful to bacteria, destroys bacteria … English contemporary dictionary
bactericidal — bac·te·ri·cid·al … English syllables
bactericidal — adj. being capable of killing bacteria. Substances with this property include antibiotics, antiseptics, and disinfectants; they are known as bactericides. Compare: bacteriostatic … The new mediacal dictionary
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