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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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If infection does occur it usually responds to bacteriocides, such as Neosporin or Bacitracin.
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.
Byotrol's products offer a number of benefits over conventional bacteriocides because they can deal effectively with drug resistant strains, continue to be effective for up to 7 days after application, are virtually harmless to humans and animals and are formulated from substances which have a very low environmental impact.
Products based upon the Company's technology offer a number of benefits over conventional bacteriocides because they can deal effectively with drug resistant strains, continue to be effective for up to 7 days after application, are virtually harmless to humans and animals and are formulated from substances which have a very low environmental impact.