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Bactericide



any substance capable of killing bacteria.
Contemporary Examples

Sure, water filter makers put a bit of bactericide in their products to tamp down the infestation.
Are Water Filters B.S.? Michael Schulson August 18, 2014

Historical Examples

Ink as a bactericide is less known, but worth consideration.
Vagaries Axel Munthe

noun
a substance able to destroy bacteria

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  • Bacterins

    a vaccine prepared from killed bacteria. noun (obsolete) a vaccine prepared from bacteria bacterin bac·ter·in (bāk’tər-ĭn) n. A suspension of killed or weakened bacteria used as a vaccine.

  • Bacterio-

    variant of bacteri-. combining form indicating bacteria or an action or condition relating to or characteristic of bacteria: bacteriology, bactericide, bacteroid bacterio- or bacteri- or bacter- pref. Bacteria; bacterial: bacteriology.



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