Definition of Biocidal

1. Adjective. Able to kill living organisms, especially microorganisms ¹

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Definition of Biocidal

1. biocide [adj] - See also: biocide

Medical Definition of Biocidal

1. Destructive of life; particularly pertaining to microorganisms. Origin: bio-+ L. Caedo, to kill (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Biocidal

biochemists
biochemorphic
biochemorphology
bioches
biochip
biochipped
biochips
biochirality
biochromatic
biochrome
biochron
biochronologic
biochronological
biochronology
biochrons
biocidal (current term)
biocide
biocides
bioclast
bioclastic
bioclean
bioclimate
bioclimates
bioclimatic
bioclimatology
bioclimosequence
bioclimosequences
biocoenological
biocoenologically
biocoenology

Literary usage of Biocidal

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1. Transferring Technologies for the Hardwood Industry: Wetwood Detection by Christopher W. Murdoch, Gary W. Holland, Sun J. Chang (1994)
"These so-called "resistant" species are a potential source of new biocidal compounds that could be developed commercially. Possible tree species of interest ..."

2. Essentials for Animal Research: A Primer for Research Personnel by B. Taylor Bennett (1996)
"Alcohols cannot be used for instruments that have plastic or cemented parts. The chlorine compounds exert their biocidal action by oxidization. ..."

3. Tuberculosis Resource Guide by P. Heinsohn (1996)
"The biocidal properties of ultraviolet light is reported in the literature. ... biocidal efficacy is a function of relative humidity; a sharp decrease in ..."

4. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"High Moderate Low Number Percent agents were metals, followed by alcohols, antibiotics, auxin-related compounds, and numerous biocidal agents. ..."

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