[ mahy-kroh-buh-sahyd ]
/ maɪˈkroʊ bəˌsaɪd /
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a substance or preparation for killing microbes.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
OTHER WORDS FROM microbicidemi·cro·bi·cid·al, adjective
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Medical definitions for microbicide
[ mī-krō′bĭ-sīd′ ]
An agent destructive to microorganisms.
Other words from microbicidemi•cro′bi•cid′al (-sīd′l) adj.
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