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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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The ethanolic extraction method was revealed that the microbicidal activity of herbs were more than in aqueous extracts [49].
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The microbicidal effect of Ag nanocolloids was tested on clinically significant bacterial species and Candida species by MIC determination studies.
We saw that attenuated parasites activated the microbicidal mechanisms of macrophages in the model host body and then the activated macrophages efficiently cleared intracellular parasites from spleen and liver cells of the protected animal groups.
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DEFA3 is a gene of microbicidal and cytotoxic peptides found in the granules of neutrophils and precursor myeloid cells.
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The phagocytosed mycoplasma may not be killed or may show resistant to the microbicidal activity of respiratory burst metabolites in phagosome or lysozymes in lysosome ofthe chicken macrophages (Green et al.
They discuss types of microbicidal and microbistatic agents, factors affecting microbicides, their mechanisms of action, biofilm recalcitrance, fungicidal activity of microbicides, and other principles, and the evaluation of antimicrobial efficacy and the efficacy of professional healthcare antiseptics, regulation of microbicides, sterilization processes, preservation of medicine and cosmetics, sterility assurance, antimicrobial surfaces and devices, emerging natural technologies, and control of infectious bioagents.
We tested our prediction in 2009 by using a microbicidal assay to estimate the capacity of the blood to rapidly "thwart" an invasion by potential pathogens.