antimicrobial

[an-tee-mahy-kroh-bee-uhl, an-tahy‐] Medicine/Medical, Pharmacology.
adjective
1.
destructive to or inhibiting the growth of microorganisms.
noun
2.
an antimicrobial agent, as a drug.
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antimicrobial (ˌæntɪmaɪˈkrəʊbɪəl)
 
adj
capable of destroying or inhibiting the growth of disease-causing microbes

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antimicrobial an·ti·mi·cro·bi·al (ān'tē-mī-krō'bē-əl, ān'tī-) or an·ti·mi·cro·bic (-bĭk)
adj.
Tending to destroy microbes, prevent their development, or inhibit their pathogenic action.

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Example sentences
It is treated with antimicrobial drugs, such as antibiotics.
If purchasing a unit with an antimicrobial filter, ask the retailer to replace
  it with an untreated electrostatic filter.
At such small sizes, silver can have antimicrobial properties.
Modern antimicrobial agents are available to treat scores of infectious
  diseases.
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