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Definition of Sporicidal
Medical Definition of Sporicidal
1. Lethal to spores. Origin: spori-+ L. Caedo, to kill (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Sporicidal
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1. Preventing the Forward Contamination of Mars by National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Preventing the Forward Contamination of Mars, National Research Council (U.S.). Space Studies Board, National Research Council (U.S.). Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2006)
"It is a bactericidal, virucidal. sporicidal. and fungicida! agent and cycles ... Its sporicidal effects are well documented and can be compared to those of ..."
2. Disinfectants: Do They Work? by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"At one time, EPA operated a limited preregistration-testing program to verify sporicidal claims and selected tuberculocidal claims. ..."
3. Reopening Public Facilities After a Biological Attack: A Decision Making by National Research Council (2005)
"Studies on the sporicidal action of ozone indicate that spores of Bacillus ... There have been some reports that indicate ozone's sporicidal activity of ..."
4. Essentials for Animal Research: A Primer for Research Personnel by B. Taylor Bennett (1996)
"The absence of growth indicates effective sporicidal autoclave action. Chemical Methods (Gas) Ethylene oxide gas is effective against all types of ..."
5. Recommended Infection-Control Practices for Dentistry edited by Barbara F. Gooch (1998)
"The label of a chemical that is used for high-level disinfection should show • An EPA registration number • That it is sporicidal (a "sterilant") • That it ..."