abacterial


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abacterial

(ā′băk-tîr′ē-əl)
adj.
1. Not caused by bacteria.
2. Free of bacteria.

abacterial

[ab′aktir′ē·əl]
any atmosphere or condition free of bacteria; literally, without bacteria.

a·bac·te·ri·al

(ā'bak-tēr'ē-ăl)
Not caused by or characterized by the presence of bacteria.

abacterial

1. Not caused by bacteria.
2. Without, or in the absence of, bacteria.

a·bac·te·ri·al

(ā'bak-tēr'ē-ăl)
Not caused by or characterized by the presence of bacteria.

abacterial (ā´baktir´ē-əl),

adj nonbacterial; free from bacteria.
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