germicidal definition

  • adjective:
    • that eliminates pathogenic organisms; disinfectant
    • Destructive to germs; -- applied to any agent which has a killing activity upon residing microorganisms, particularly germs or viruses, which are the reason for many infectious diseases.
    • preventing illness by suppressing the growth or activity of microorganisms
    • that eliminates pathogenic organisms; disinfectant
    • Destructive to germs; -- put on any representative which includes a killing action upon living microorganisms, especially micro-organisms or viruses, which are the explanation for numerous infectious conditions.
    • avoiding infection by suppressing the rise or activity of microorganisms
    • that eliminates pathogenic organisms; disinfectant
    • Destructive to germs; -- put on any representative with a killing activity upon residing microorganisms, especially bacteria or viruses, that are the reason for numerous infectious diseases.
    • preventing infection by suppressing the rise or action of microorganisms
    • that kills pathogenic organisms; disinfectant
    • Destructive to germs; -- applied to any representative which includes a killing activity upon residing microorganisms, specifically germs or viruses, that are the cause of numerous infectious conditions.
    • preventing disease by suppressing the development or action of microorganisms
    • that eliminates pathogenic organisms; disinfectant
    • Destructive to germs; -- put on any representative that has a killing activity upon residing microorganisms, especially bacteria or viruses, which are the reason for many infectious diseases.
    • stopping infection by inhibiting the growth or activity of microorganisms
  • others:
    • regarding or of the nature of a germicide; germ-killing: as, germicidal gases.
    • Pertaining to or of the nature of a germicide; germ-killing: as, germicidal fumes.
    • with respect to or associated with the nature of a germicide; germ-killing: as, germicidal gases.
    • with respect to or regarding the nature of a germicide; germ-killing: since, germicidal gases.
    • related to or for the nature of a germicide; germ-killing: because, germicidal gases.

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