microbicidal


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mi·cro·bi·ci·dal

(mī-krō'bi-sī'dăl),
Destructive to microbes.
Synonym(s): microbicide (1)

mi·cro·bi·ci·dal

(mī-krō'bi-sī'dăl)
Destructive to microbes.
Synonym(s): microbicide (1) .

microbicide

(mī-krō′bĭ-sīd) [″ + bios, life, + L. cidus, kill]
An agent that kills microscopic organisms (bacteria, fungi, and viruses).
microbicidal (mī-krō″bĭ-sī′dăl), adjective

microbicidal

destroying microbes.
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