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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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In the long run, having a better understanding of the whole process of disease resistance in plants could eliminate the need for fungicides or bacteriocides.
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The product, Byotrol, offers numerous benefits over conventional bacteriocides in that it tan deal effectively with drug resistant strains, continues to be effective for up to seven days after application, is virtually harmless to humans and animals, and is formulated from substances which have a very low environmental impact.