any substance capable of killing bacteria.
- bac·te·ri·cid·al [bak-teer-uh-sahyd-l], /bækˌtɪər əˈsaɪd l/, adjective
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How to use bactericide in a sentence
Sure, water filter makers put a bit of bactericide in their products to tamp down the infestation.
It is indispensable in producing bactericide blood, which is necessary to regenerate the body-cells.Valere Aude | Louis Dechmann
Ink as a bactericide is less known, but worth consideration.Vagaries | Axel Munthe
The word disinfectant is synonymous with the term bactericide or germicide.A Practical Physiology | Albert F. Blaisdell
British Dictionary definitions for bactericide
a substance able to destroy bacteria
- bactericidal, adjective
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