sporicide

[spawr-uh-sahyd, spohr-]

noun

a substance or preparation for killing spores.

Nearby words

  1. spore case,
  2. spore fruit,
  3. spore print,
  4. sporeling,
  5. spori-,
  6. sporidium,
  7. sporiferous,
  8. spork,
  9. sporo-,
  10. sporoagglutination

Origin of sporicide


Related formsspo·ri·cid·al, adjective

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Medicine definitions for sporicidal

sporicide

[spôrĭ-sīd′]

n.

An agent that kills spores.
Related formsspo′ri•cidal (-sīdl) adj.


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