Related formsbac·te·ri·cid·al, adjectivebac·te·ri·cid·al·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for bactericidal
Antiseptic and bactericidal effects are easily estimated by laboratory methods.
To the bactericidal effect of sunlight is equally to be attributed the absence of bacteria from the High Alps.
There is nothing in this product which possesses these bactericidal powers.
The serum of the susceptible rabbit, for example, is bactericidal to this organism, whilst the serum of the immune dog is not.
What is true of the bactericidal action of the salts of mercury is equally true of their therapeutic effect.The Mechanism of Life|Stphane Leduc