bactericidal

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj bactericidal preventing infection by inhibiting the growth or action of microorganisms
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Bactericidal Destructive of bacteria.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • bactericidal Destructive to bacteria.
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Usage

In literature:

Davaine has shown that iodine is a strong bactericide.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 458, October 11, 1884" by Various
One diagram illustrated the development in a particular county of the use of two bactericides, formalin and carbon bisulphide.
"The Foundations of Japan" by J.W. Robertson Scott
It is indispensable in producing bactericide blood, which is necessary to regenerate the body-cells.
"Valere Aude" by Louis Dechmann
There is a vast amount of testimony which proves the bactericidal action of light.
"Artificial Light" by M. Luckiesh
The recent application of the action of bactericidal rays to the cure of lupus is, however, an extension of the same discovery.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
What is true of the bactericidal action of the salts of mercury is equally true of their therapeutic effect.
"The Mechanism of Life" by St├ęphane Leduc
Indeed strong light has a bactericidal action on these forms similar to that with ordinary bacteria.
"The Nature of Animal Light" by E. Newton Harvey
Acid, lactic, as a bactericide, 247.
"Psychotherapy" by James J. Walsh
Bacterial growth is aided by the venom which blocks the bactericidal power of the blood.
"Natural History of Cottonmouth Moccasin, Agkistrodon piscovorus (Reptilia)" by Ray D. Burkett
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In news:

He is managing the introduction of JTM's line of Kool Rite metalworking fluids with BioArmor technology, which have eliminated the use of chlorine, sulfur, bactericides and DCHA.
Phyton 35, a new broad-spectrum bactericide/fungicide, has received approval from the US EPA and regulatory authorities in all fifty states.
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