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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Preventing infection by inhibiting the growth or action of microorganisms..

Usage examples (34)
  • The EPA does require cleaning product manufacturers to submit safety and efficacy testing results to EPA for approval in order to use the bactericidal claim
  • The sun's bactericidal effect has also been documented.
  • Honey contains both bactericidal and painful retardants.
  • Honey has a bactericidal effect on the skin and is both healing and moisturizing. for more
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