[ bak-teer-uh-sahyd ]
/ bækˈtɪər əˌsaɪd /
any substance capable of killing bacteria.
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OTHER WORDS FROM bactericidebac·te·ri·cid·al, adjectivebac·te·ri·cid·al·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for bactericide
Sure, water filter makers put a bit of bactericide in their products to tamp down the infestation.
Ink as a bactericide is less known, but worth consideration.Vagaries|Axel Munthe
British Dictionary definitions for bactericide
/ (bækˈtɪərɪˌsaɪd) /
a substance able to destroy bacteria
Derived forms of bactericidebactericidal, adjective
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Medical definitions for bactericide
[ băk-tēr′ĭ-sīd′ ]
An agent that destroys bacteria.
Other words from bactericidebac•te′ri•cid′al null adj.
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