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an·ti·mi·cro·bi·al

(an'tē-mī-krō'bē-ăl),
Tending to destroy microbes, to prevent their multiplication or growth, or to prevent their pathogenic action.

antimicrobial

(ăn′tē-mī-krō′bē-əl, ăn′tī-) also

antimicrobic

(-bĭk)
adj.
Capable of destroying or inhibiting the growth of microorganisms: antimicrobial drugs.

an′ti·mi·cro′bial n.

antimicrobial

adjective Referring to an agent or mechanism that kills or inhibits the growth or reproduction of microbes.
 
noun An agent that attenuates, kills or inhibits the growth or reproduction of microbes.

antimicrobial

adjective Referring to an agent or mechanism that kills or inhibits the growth or reproduction of microbes noun An agent that attenuates, kills or inhibits the growth or reproduction of microbes

an·ti·mi·cro·bi·al

(an'tē-mī-krō'bē-ăl)
Tending to destroy microbes, to prevent their multiplication or growth, or to prevent their pathogenic action.

antimicrobial

Able to destroy microorganisms.

Antimicrobial

A plant substance that acts to inhibit the growth of harmful microorganisms, or acts to destroy them.
Mentioned in: Echinacea

an·ti·mi·cro·bi·al

(an'tē-mī-krō'bē-ăl)
Tending to destroy microbes, to prevent their multiplication or growth, or to prevent their pathogenic action.
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