germicidal

germicide

[jur-muh-sahyd]
noun
an agent for killing germs or microorganisms.

Origin:
1875–80; germ + -i- + -cide

germicidal, adjective
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germicide (ˈdʒɜːmɪˌsaɪd)
 
n
any substance that kills germs or other microorganisms
 
germi'cidal
 
adj

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germicide ger·mi·cide (jûr'mĭ-sīd')
n.
An agent that kills germs, especially pathogenic microorganisms; a disinfectant.


ger'mi·cid'al (-sīd'l) adj.
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