Definition of Bactericide

1. Noun. Any chemical agent that destroys bacteria.

Exact synonyms: Bacteriacide
Generic synonyms: Chemical, Chemical Substance
Derivative terms: Bactericidal



2. Noun. Any drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth.

Definition of Bactericide

1. n. Same as Germicide.

Definition of Bactericide

1. Noun. Any substance that kills bacteria, especially one that is otherwise harmless. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bactericide

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Medical Definition of Bactericide

1. A substance that kills bacteria. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bactericide

bacterial typing techniques
bacterial vaccines
bacterial vaginitis
bacterial vegetations
bacterial virus
bacterial wilt disease
bacterialization
bacterializations
bacterially
bacterials
bacterias
bacteric
bactericholia
bactericidal
bactericidally
bactericide (current term)
bactericides
bactericidin
bactericidins
bacterid
bacteriemia
bacterin
bacterins
bacterio-
bacterioagglutinin
bacteriochlorin
bacteriochlorophyll
bacteriochlorophyll a synthase
bacteriochlorophylls
bacteriocidal

Literary usage of Bactericide

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1. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1897)
"Some of the instances in which this bactericide property was present in the serum ... At first it was thought that this bactericide property might largely ..."

2. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1903)
"Hume's work is the best evidence at hand that his solution does not act as a bactericide agent, but the effect is due, first, to an increase of leucocytes ..."

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