abacterial

[ ey-bak-teer-ee-uhl ]
/ ˌeɪ bækˈtɪər i əl /

adjective

not caused by or free from the presence of bacteria.

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Origin of abacterial

First recorded in 1930–35; a-6 + bacterial

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Medical definitions for abacterial

abacterial
[ ā′băk-tîrē-əl ]

adj.

Not caused by bacteria.
Free of bacteria.
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