biocidal

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biocidal

 [bi″o-si´d'l]
destructive to living organisms; see also antibiotic.

bi·o·cid·al

(bī'ō-sī'dăl),
Destructive of life; particularly pertaining to microorganisms.
[bio- + L. caedo, to kill]

biocidal

adjective Referring to a biocide—e.g., a herbicide or pesticide.

bi·o·cid·al

(bī'ō-sī'dăl)
Destructive of life; particularly pertaining to microorganisms.
[bio- + L. caedo, to kill]

bi·o·cid·al

(bī'ō-sī'dăl)
Destructive of life; particularly pertaining to microorganisms.
[bio- + L. caedo, to kill]

biocidal (bī´ōsī´dəl),

adj capable of destroying microorganisms.

biocidal

destructive to living organisms.

biocidal sutures
sutures impregnated with biocidal material.