any substance capable of killing bacteria.
Origin of bactericide
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Related Words for bactericidedisinfectant, preservative, prophylactic, purifier, detergent, preventative, germicide, sterilizer, preventive
Examples from the Web for bactericide
Contemporary Examples of bactericide
Sure, water filter makers put a bit of bactericide in their products to tamp down the infestation.Are Water Filters B.S.?
August 19, 2014
Historical Examples of bactericide
Ink as a bactericide is less known, but worth consideration.Vagaries
a substance able to destroy bacteria
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