bacteriocide bac·te·ri·o·cide (bāk-tēr’ē-ə-sīd’) or bac·te·ri·cide (-tēr’ĭ-sīd’)
An agent that destroys bacteria.
bac·te’ri·o·cid’al (-sīd’l) adj.


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