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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any drug that destroys any of a large group of microscopic plants or inhibits their growth; Any chemical agent that destroys microorganisms.

Usage examples (36)
  • Bactericides are either disinfectants, antiseptics or antibiotics.
  • Davaine has shown that iodine is a strong bactericide.
  • Dr. Crane: Yes, DDT is broken down and it is not a fungicide and it is not a bactericide.
  • It is indispensable in producing bactericide blood, which is necessary to regenerate the body-cells. for more
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