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bactericide

 [bak-tēr´ĭ-sīd]
an agent that destroys bacteria.

bac·te·ri·cide

(bak-tēr'i-sīd),
An agent that destroys bacteria. Compare: bacteriostat.
Synonym(s): bacteriocide
[bacteria + L. caedo, to kill]

bactericide

(băk-tîr′ĭ-sīd′)
n.
An agent that destroys bacteria.

bac·te′ri·cid′al (-sīd′l) adj.
bac·te′ri·cid′al·ly adv.

bactericide

[baktir′əsīd]
Etymology: GK, bakterion + L, caedere, to kill
any drug or other agent that kills bacteria. Also spelled bacteriocide. Compare bacteriostasis. bactericidal, adj.

bac·te·ri·cide

(bak-tēr'i-sīd)
An agent that destroys bacteria.
[bacteria + L. caedo, to kill]

bactericide

a substance causing death to BACTERIA; examples are certain ANTIBIOTICS, such as PENICILLIN and aminoglycosides.

bac·te·ri·cide

(bak-tēr'i-sīd)
An agent that destroys bacteria.
[bacteria + L. caedo, to kill]

bactericide (baktir´isīd),

n a substance that kills bacteria. See also bacteriophage.

bactericide

an agent that destroys bacteria.
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